Category Archives: Writer Workshops

Going to 8 Pi-Con! Now Where’s My Pirate Hat?

I started out in science fiction and fantasy and it shows in my stories. I’m a world builder and my characters have family and friends that usually appear in later books creating a series. I love the costuming and the … Continue reading

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What A Writer Needs – Part 2: Business Cards

Often when going to conferences, giving readings, workshops and talks, there is one piece of paper that makes an impression in addition to your books.  I’m going to show you a progression of business cards I’ve had so far as a … Continue reading

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Morning Contest and Upcoming Events

First off, I’m over at Eva Prim’s blog http://evaprim.com/blog/?p=803 The contest ends at noon today, if you want to enter it, hop over there. It’s also an interview with Vampire King Max and as usual, he’s behaving a little badly. What’s coming … Continue reading

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The Devil’s in the Details: The Name Game by Susan Hanniford Crowley

“What’s in a name? that which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet;” –William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet A name might only a small detail, but it isn’t.  It influences how readers feel about and … Continue reading

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Albacon 2012 in Latham, NY

Albacon is in Latham, NY, at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites this year.  We are so excited.   :)  Enjoy and wish you were here.  There’s always next year.  For hall costumes, C. Margery Kempe and I wore traditional saris … Continue reading

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Reading at Albacon: Oct 18-21

by C. Margery Kempe Our fearless leader, Susan Hanniford Crowley, and I will be heading to Albacon this week. We’ll be taking part in a lot of panels about writing and reading, trends in speculative fiction and the overlaps with … Continue reading

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A New Book, A New Series, and a Convention

I have signed a contract for a new vampire/supernatural romance book, the first in a new series.  What’s the title?  That’s still being discussed.  I wish I can say more, but it’s under wraps for a while. What do I … Continue reading

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What A Writer Needs, Part 10 – A Great Writers’ Conference

I’ve been to a lot of conferences and workshops in my life.  When you find that conference or workshop that really works for you, you hold on with both hands. Connecticut Fiction Fest is the one that made the difference … Continue reading

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Workshops for Writers by Gerri Brousseau

This past weekend (3/25) I went to The Conversant Writer Workshop.  It was held at a lovely B&B in Mystic, Connecticut.  The weather had turned cooler again and it was raining, but the old inn had logs crackling in the … Continue reading

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