Malice Domestic Experience

This past weekend, I attended the Malice Domestic convention in Bethesda, MD. It’s definitely my-cup-of-tea-conference since it focuses on traditional mysteries. First challenge: mastering the Metro. I had to attempt to read a map and do a transfer to get to the hotel. (Let me add here that the Metro employees are very helpful.) Success! It did take a while, but I made it to the conference. Admittedly, it felt overwhelming being with a large crowd of readers, authors, and publishing … [Read more...]

Meet My Characters

"Better to be a rooster's beak than a bull's rump." --Chinese proverb I hope that all my book characters are significant, even in a small way! The talented Mona AlvaradoFrazier (who's currently a quarter finalist in the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award) has asked me to share about the characters in my books. My published novel, THE 228 LEGACY, is a 2013 Foreword Reviews' Book of the Year Finalist in the multicultural category. It features an entire Taiwanese-American family and you can … [Read more...]