Finally back from my annual whirlwind Thrillerfest conference–this year even more awesome knowing that I’m now an ITW Debut Author in great part because of this wonderful organization. I’ll have some short videos later, too, but wanted to post the pictures (they’re out of order, sorry!) as soon as possible.
Please also scroll down for the usual Monday Mentions link luv about publishing, writing, pets and more. Stay tuned for some quick excerpts from some of the panels and interviews. And don’t forget, the NAME THAT DOG and NAME THAT CAT polls will be posted this week for you to choose some of the pet characters in my book!
Saturday night July 14 the International Thriller Writers (ITW) announced the winners of the 2012 Thriller Awards.
Best Hard Cover Novel:
11/23/63, Stephen King (Scribner)
Best Paperback Original Novel:
THE LAST MINUTE, Jeff Abbott (Sphere/Little, Brown UK)
Best First Novel:
SPIRAL, Paul McEuen (The Dial Press)
Best Short Story:
HALF-LIVES, Tim L. Williams (Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine)
ITW has also announced the addition of two new Thriller Awards next year–Young Adult, and Original Ebook.
MORE WRITERICITY SCHTUFF
Sasquatch Lives?! from Doug Lyle’s awesome blog
Pet Supply Catalogue–shopping that helps pets! Check it out!
Cat Myths from Sally Bahner’s awesome blog
BLOGPAWS Gives Back donates $12,120 to several worthy animal causes, kudos!
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Don’t forget to check out the NAME THAT DOG/CAT character in the forthcoming THRILLER, LOST & FOUND! Poll with SEMIFINAL NAMES for you to vote to be posted this WOOF WEDNESDAY and FELINE FRIDAY so get your suggestions in ASAP.