BELOW: A table-full of stellar attendees, most of them published writers, well-worth checking out online. LEFT to RIGHT: Cyndra Gernet, Kathleen Piche, Tammy Kaehler, Sheila Lowe, Diane Vallere, Sally Carpenter, Maureen Wilson.
RIGHT: Gary Phillips, SOCal Chapter President, Mystery Writers of America, and Kath Russell, author A Pointed Death
BELOW LEFT: Diana James wows ’em with her expertise on publicity and promotions for authors. I speak from experience, Diana knows how to handle the press.
BELOW: Cutest outfit at the conference. Kris Calvin, Political Mystery Writer and international-thrift store and bargain shopper. Her red silk shoes are from Israel.
BELOW: A valued sponsor – Mystery Ink, An INDIE BOOKSTORE in Huntington Beach, CA. Yahoo, let’s keep ’em in business! Signed 1st editions. Pictured: (L) Evelyn Moore and store owner, Debbie Mitsch (R)
BELOW LEFT: Derek Pacifico gave a highly entertaining, fact-packed talk on Interrogation Techniques.
RIGHT: Fraud and Scams with Detective Joseph Allard
BELOW LEFT: Eric Stone knows his subject. Publicity online and all the e-stuff.
BELOW RIGHT: Understanding Book Contracts with experts Les Klinger and J. Kirsch, author Kirsch’s Guide to the Book Contract