Travel Tuesday, Anyone? Bring Your Own Armchair

One of the best things about being a mystery author is brainstorming new stories and settings. I love that I can “virtually” hang around London most days as I write, and have my characters hop a fictional plane at any moment to go to France, Italy, Spain–or wherever. My friend Eleanor was “literally” hanging out in England last week and sharing pictures of her trip on her FB page, and giving me some fun new things to think about as I work up future Bodies of Art books. That’s the beauty of writing about characters who use their passports on an almost daily basis, all the time I spend reading my friends’ FB pages that show their travel shots counts as research, too. But that’s not all. If you like your mysteries with an international flair, consider joining me and four other fun mystery authors (including the afore mentioned Eleanor) Read more…

Flash Contest Today Only!

This contest is Over–thanks to everyone who stopped by and entered! Fun fast contest over on my Facebook Author Page. All you have to do is Like (or have already Liked) my FB page and comment on your favorite summertime snack to enter. Just go to my My FB Author Page and look for the pinned post at the top. Drawing will be this evening. Here’s a clue about the prize 🙂