Monday, November 11, 2019

Brigadoon Once More

Another Crime Bake has come and gone, another sighting of Brigadoon, now gone in the mists of time. As usual, it was a lovely time with good friends in the mystery writing community, as well as fans. Jointly sponsored by the New England chapters of Sisters in Crime and Mystery Writers of America, Crime Bake is a learning experience, a networking opportunity, and a wonderful time.

We kicked off Friday night with our panel on publishing (self/Indie/other), which was well-attended (about 75 people). 



Many folks came by in the next couple of days to say how much they'd learned from it. Judging by that, I guess we were a hit!

As usual, Tom Lyons was there with the New England Mobile Book Fair to sell the books of all the attending authors on panels.


Here's our Guest of Honor, Ann Cleves, with Ang Pompano


And with Coralie Jensen


Co-chair of the event Edith Maxwell with Susan Oleksiw and Ruth McCarty
To see an interview with Edith, click here

Elisabeth Elo with a photobombing Leigh Perry (who was here on her birthday!)

To see an interview with Leigh, click here



To see an interview with Joanna, click here


The always-dapper Ray Daniel
To see an interview with Ray, click here




To see an interview with Connie, click here
To see an interview with Kate, click here


Hank Phillippi Ryan, Elizabeth Elo, Kate Flora, and JR Walcutt
To see an interview with JR, click here


Lisa Lieberman, Dick Cass, and Kate Flora
To see an interview with Dick, click here


Maureen with Bruce Coffin
To see an interview with Bruce, click here


Our GoH Ann Cleves with superstar book bloggers Kristopher Zgorski and Dru Ann Love


Doing my book signing for my latest Zack Taylor mystery (#6), A Darkened Room, with Jeanne


Stephanie Gayle with debut author JR Walcutt


Breakfast is a communal gathering


Sarah Smith (Center) with Frances McNamara




Me with BJ Magnani


Chris Knopf and Mo Walsh


Leigh Perry, Donna Andrews, and JR Walcutt


Eddie and Cynthia Vincent of Encircle Publications, at the tired end of the conference



So much packed into just a few hours. Can't wait for next year!

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