Many Midnight Ink authors will be appearing at the Bouchercon mystery conference this coming week in Indianapolis, IN. If you see us there, please say hello. Also, we will be appearing on various panels and at other events as follows (MI authors indicated in boldface type):
Five crafty authors discuss the hobbies that drove them to murder.
Joanna Campbell Slan (moderator), Sally Goldenbaum, Margaret Grace, Beth Groundwater and Betty Hechtman.
What’s special about Southern mysteries.
Cathy Pickens (Moderator), Vicki Lane, T. Lynn Ocean, A. Scott Pearson, Deborah Sharp
Friday, 9:45 am - 11:15 am
2009 FIRST NOVELISTS
A speed-dating event with 24 of the 2009 first novelists who are attending Bouchercon 2009, sponsored by Mystery Scene. Annamaria Alfieri, Allan Ansorge, Judith Borger, Lisa Bork, Rachel Brady, Rebecca Cantrell, Gayle Carline, Kate Carlisle, Connie Dial, Margaret Fenton, John Ford, Jamie Freveletti, Bryan Gilmer, Seth , Lawrence Kaplan, Tracy Kiely, Vincent McCaffrey, Stuart Neville, Diana Orgain, Stefanie Pintoff, Sharon Potts, and Dennis Tafoya
Friday, 10:30 - 11:25
WHY CHARACTER IS DESTINY
Why plotting from character makes fiction more plausible and compelling.
Kit Ehrman (M), R.J. Ellory, Jess Lourey, Marcus Sakey, Larry D. Sweazy
CAROLYN HART HOT TICKET EVENT
Carolyn Hart (Hot Ticket Author), Julie Hyzy (Board Member Host), Joanna Campbell Slan and Beverle Graves Myers (Featured Authors)
Friday, 3:00 – 3:55 pm
THE NEVERENDING PUZZLE
The traditional cozy mystery: its place, its rules, its future.
Carolyn Hart (M), Parnell Hall, Ellen Hart, G.M. Malliet, Katherine Hall Page
Saturday, 10:30 am – 11:25 am
Making a killer mystery gift basket.
Saturday, 1:00 - 2:00
SUE GRAFTON HOT TICKET EVENT
Sue Grafton, Beverle Myers, Julie Hyzy, Jess Lourey
Joanna Campbell Slan
Make and take a scrapbook page designed especially for Bouchercon!
See it here: http://joannaslan.blogspot.com/2009_09_01_archive.html#4779708734549245704
Saturday, 2:30 - 3:25 am
Making fizzing bath salts
Sunday, 9:00 to 11:00 am
An opportunity to meet over 70 mystery writers, including Midnight Ink authors, and get signed books, hosted by J.A. Konrath