J.J. Lamb has sent an invitation to his fellow writers to honor the wonderful Bette’s life, and all she contributed to the world. Her loss is keenly felt by all of us, and we miss her vivaciousness and humor.
All NorCal members are invited to a FREE cocktail reception on August 24 at the Book Passage Mystery Writers Conference! Come and meet the conference speakers and attendees! 5 to 6 PM at Book Passage.
(An ongoing series of blog posts from member Lexa Mack, to spark your writing imagination. And she keeps a blog of her own, here.) Part One – JAPANESE BORO “Derived from the Japanese boroboro, meaning something tattered or repaired, boro refers to the practice of reworking and repairing textiles (often clothes or bedding) through piecing, patching … Read more
MWA NorCal’s members-only page (here) has loads of things for NorCal members. Such as a pdf of “Accurate Sources of CSI and Forensic Information” from June’s Finding Evidence workshop. It was compiled by Julie Jaecksch, long-time CSI with the Oakland Police Department, and makes for a valuable resource when you want to GET IT RIGHT! (Forgotten … Read more
(An ongoing series of blog posts from member Lexa Mack, to spark your writing imagination. What do you think?) Tell – Noun – (especially in poker) an unconscious action that is thought to betray an attempted deception. Red Herring – Noun – Something, especially a clue, that is or is intended to be misleading or … Read more