March Meeting 3/17: Radha Vatsal!

Don’t forget Murderous March 24th March at East Greenbush Library! Radha Vatsal: ‘The Winding Path to Publication’ From idea to published novels, with tentative drafts, intense historical research, agent queries, and tense-change rewrites along the way.  What one writer learned about the writing process with all its ups and downs, and how getting published is justContinue reading “March Meeting 3/17: Radha Vatsal!”

Bouchercon!

Now is the time for crime & mystery writers to head south: no, it’s not migration — it’s Bouchercon! Here’s the scoop: Bouchercon is the world’s finest annual crime fiction event, bringing together more than 1,000 authors, fans, publishers, reviewers, booksellers, editors, and every other part of the community for a fantastic four-day event. ThisContinue reading “Bouchercon!”

Mavens in Schenectady This Weekend!

Saturday, April 11th at 11AM, local author Frankie Bailey will be at the Schenectady County Public Library to discuss her latest crime novel “What the Fly Saw”, which is set in Albany! Frankie is a professor at the School of Criminal Justice at the University at Albany, and is the author of the mystery “TheContinue reading “Mavens in Schenectady This Weekend!”

17 January 2015 Meeting

Coming up at our January meeting (3rd Saturday, Bethlehem Library, 10:30 am): Author Promotion: Ten Tips & The One Folder You Need On Your Desktop Don’t be fooled, there isn’t a secret formula to becoming “a bestselling author”. There are principles that make the process easier, however. Discover the marketing and promotion guideposts that haveContinue reading “17 January 2015 Meeting”

E-Books discounted!

The Killer Wore Cranberry featuring Maven Betsy Bitner is currently discounted as part of Untreed Reads anniversary sale: get it for just 99¢! Tip of the hat to Angie Hogencamp for sharing the news. The Killer Wore Cranberry edited by J. Alan Hartman $4.99  $0.99 Save: 80% off Please Choose: Multiple Format Pack: Includes EPUB, HTML,Continue reading “E-Books discounted!”

February Member News

Joel Gomez-Dossi’s first novel, Pursued, was published by Bold Stroke Books in December. Susan Sundwall will sign copies of her book, The Red Shoelace Killer, at the Barnes & Noble at Colonie Center on Saturday, February 9th from 12-2 pm. Julia Pomeroy’s novel, No Safe Ground, is scheduled to be released by Five Star onContinue reading “February Member News”