View More Product

News & Views

View All Posts

C3: An Intimate Conference

c3conOne of my favorite reasons to travel to the D.C. area is the Creatures, Crime, & Creativity (C3) Conference. Organized by Intrigue Publishing, the conference welcomes writers and readers of horror, mystery, suspense, thriller, science fiction, fantasy, paranormal and—recently added—romance. C3 was held September 30–October 2, 2016 at the Sheraton Columbia Town Center in Columbia, Maryland. What I looked forward to the most were the master classes taught by the conference keynote authors: Reed Farrel Coleman, "Lessons from a Lifetime of Writing," and Alexandra Sokoloff, "Screenwriting Tricks for Authors." Coleman (pictured, lower right) discussed why talent is not enough and summed up it up with this advice. "There is only one way to know if you've got the requisite talent, and that's to keep…

Read More | Add a Comment


Known for its top-tier expert panels, CrimeCONN 2016 is a true writers’ conference. This year’s conference takes place on October 15 at the Westport Library in Connecticut, and its theme will be “The Criminal Mind.” The event is co-sponsored by our chapter. The conference’s guest of honor will be Andrew Gross, best-selling author of nine […]

Read More | Add a Comment

Mug Shot: Jerri Williams

After 26 years with the FBI, specializing in major economic fraud and corruption investigations, Jerri Williams called on her professional encounters with scams and schemers to write Pay to Play, her debut novel. She has also served as a media spokesperson and is currently the host and producer of FBI Retired Case File Review, a […]

Read More | Add a Comment


The MWA-NY Library Committee branched out with an inaugural event at the historic New York Society Library on September 21st with an author panel themed The Golden Age of Mysteries: Tracing the Bloodline of Crime Fiction. Co-sponsored by MWA-NY and the NYSL, the panel included Charles Ardai, Julia Dahl, Elizabeth Zelvin, and Parnell Hall (just […]

Read More | Add a Comment