Let’s here it for the volunteers who help prep the bags for conference attendees and the editors and agents! These are our 2010 volunteers helping to prepare the bags.
Thanks to Bill Nutt and the Courier News for their coverage of our upcoming conference. You can read the article here: http://mycj.co/2lDVye6
Anna DePalo signed a contract with Harlequin Desire for the second and third books in her The Serenghetti Brothers series. Book two, Hollywood Baby Affair, will be out on June 1, 2017.
We’re counting down to the 8th Annual Liberty States Fiction Writers Conference and we hope you will be able to join us there. Today we’re sharing some photos of some of the readers and writers attending the 2014 conference.
Vicki Weisfeld’s short story “Breadcrumbs” was published in Issue 3 of Betty Fedora, a journal whose tagline is “Crime Fiction for Kickass Women”!; her story “A Slaying Song Tonight” was published in the January/February issue of Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine; and “Burning Bright” will be published by Level Best Books in the anthology “Busted: Arresting Stories from the Beat” in April. Reprints of two of other stories appeared in Kings River Life (10/16) and a John Greenleaf Whittier foundation anthology (forthcoming: April 2017).
Tina Gabrielle, writing as Tina Kashian, has sold a three book cozy Mediterranean Mystery series to Kensington Publishing Corp. The first book, “Hummus and Homicide” will be released in 2018.
LSF Writers member Eileen Watkins has signed a three-book contract with Kensington Books to launch a new series, the Cat Groomer Mysteries. Her stories will feature 27-year-old Cassie McGlone, who owns and operates a cat grooming and boarding business in the fictional small town of Chadwick, N.J….and ends up solving murders on the side. The first in this series, The Persian Always Meows Twice, has already been accepted and is due out in October 2017. For more information on Eileen, please visit www.efwatkins.com.
Editor/Agent Appointment registration is now open for registered conference attendees!
A list of attending editors and agents is available here:
There is an embedded spreadsheet of their interests on the page, but there is also a link to a pdf version on that page.
You may register for editor/agent appointments here:
If you still haven’t registered for the conference you may register here:
Finally, you have any questions you can contact the Conference Chair/Committee here:
Hope to see you at the conference.
Exclusive Interview with Lois Winston at THE WORLD OF PUNCTUATED PUBLISHING – http://bit.ly/2jsF86x
Will they be able to tolerate me? Will crowds part and leave a wide swath when I pass? Will I meet new people who will ask me why I have a white streak in my hair (FYI: homage to Rogue)? Looking forward to meeting kindred spirits who may/may not do some/all of the above.