Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Calendar Alert: Guest Posts and Author Event

October is just a few rainstorms away, and the mountain foliage is gorgeous here in Vermont. There's a lot to celebrate. Here at the blog, two guest authors next week enliven the stream:
*Monday October 1, Donna Fletcher Crow, on "a sense of place" in writing mysteries.
*Friday October 5, Carole Shmurak, on academic sleuths.
Both are intriguing, and I'm excited to share them. A reminder to guests: If you put your e-mail into the sign-up slot, you'll automatically get each post from the blog, landing in your e-mail. Great way to stay current ...

Also coming up in October: Yours truly will commute to the Brattleboro Literary Festival (Oct. 12-14) while the Boss holds the fort. I've got great companions for the weekend:

From Oct. 13 to Oct. 20, we're celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Dilys Award by reviewing a batch of award winners -- this is given by IMBA, the Independent Mystery Booksellers Assocation, each year to the book that the members have most enjoyed selling. We're especially honoring S.J. Rozan's book Ghost Hero this year, and we'll be giving away two signed copies of the book at our event for Archer Mayor on Oct. 20.

Yes, on October 20 at 2 pm, Kingdom Books welcomes Archer Mayor and his 23rd Joe Gunther book, PARADISE CITY (watch for the review as we get a bit close to the date). Please mark your calendar -- we'd love to have you join us.

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