Tag Archives: Amanda Hocking

CHECKS IN THE MAIL!

Yesterday, I received two pieces of mail, each containing a check, that grabbed my attention. Not because they were checks, but because they conveyed a larger message. That they arrived on the same day adds to the irony. About three years ago, I got my first (and only) book deal with a small traditional publisher. […]

SLEUTHFEST? MORE LIKE DENIALFEST.

Sleuthfest is over. I’m back home. But for three days, Deerfield Beach, Florida, was the center of the universe. The annual crime fiction writers conference, well-organized and sponsored by the Mystery Writers of America, was held at the Hilton Hotel. All in all, it was a very positive experience for me. I made new friends, […]