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Do You Judge a Book by Its Cover?

How much does the cover of a book influence your decision, if not to buy, then at least to pick it up and take a look? Although we’d like to think otherwise, covers strongly influence our choice of reading.  Sure, … Continue reading

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3 Reasons Why NaNoWriMo Might Not Be For You

As many of you know, National Novel Writing Month (known affectionately as NaNoWriMo) is more than halfway over.  If you aren’t already familiar with the movement, participants of NaNoWriMo attempt to complete a 50,000 word novel during November. The goal … Continue reading

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The Best Thing You Can Do For Your (Writing) Career

Think about your career. What is the hardest thing you have to do? Writers will tell you it’s writing, and I’m not saying they’re wrong, but I’m talking about something else. In any career, there’s the part you love, and … Continue reading

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Where Do You Get Your Ideas?

I love getting to meet people who have read my books – it’s one of the very nicest parts of being an author. But one topic comes up frequently and yet always surprises me. People ask me where I get … Continue reading

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Win a copy of DEATH ON TOUR from Goodreads!

To celebrate the upcoming release of my second book, I’m hosting a giveaway on Goodreads for my first novel, DEATH ON TOUR.   Goodreads Book Giveaway Death on Tour by Janice Hamrick Giveaway ends July 20, 2012. See the giveaway … Continue reading

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Naked Bicyclists, Drippy Showers, and the Perils of Planless Peregrination

I describe what happens when taking a trip “on the fly” on the Criminal Element blog… When it comes to travel, I’ve always been a bit of a planner. Okay, I’ve always been a giant, monster-size devour-the-world sort of planner. … Continue reading

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Malice Domestic – Not just the feeling you get when your kids won’t take out the trash

I describe attending the Malice Domestic Mystery Convention in my guest post on the Book People/ Mystery People blog … Contrary to what its name might suggest, Malice Domestic is an annual fan convention “saluting the traditional mystery”. Think Agatha … Continue reading

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An award to remember

I describe attending the Mary Higgins Clark Award presentation in my guest post on the Book People/ Mystery People blog … The MWA Agents and Editor’s Cocktail Party is one of the many events making up the Edgar Awards festivities … Continue reading

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Have You Been to Egypt – Part 2

My first novel DEATH ON TOUR would never have happened without the trip I took to Egypt. The second day in Cairo was packed with enough activities to have filled an entire week – a visit to the pyramids of … Continue reading

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Have You Been To Egypt?

The question I’m asked most frequently is, “Have you been to Egypt?” The answer is a resounding “Yes!” because that without that trip, I would never have been able to write DEATH ON TOUR. In point of fact, the tour … Continue reading

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