Posts Tagged: Bouchercon

On the morning that my novel Go Down Hard was published,  I expected the day to be filled with social media tasks. Early reviews had been positive (the American Library Association's Booklist said, "It's a crime novel dream."), friends had been supportive, and my publisher Brash Books had been enthusiastic and generous with marketing initiatives (a rare trait in a publisher these days). But my plans were quickly, and pleasantly, derailed by the news that I had been nominated for an Anthony Award for a short story called Honeymoon Sweet. For the uninitiated, the Anthony is given out every year at Bouchercon, the world's largest crime writing convention, which takes place this year in... more

Read More of Keep the Jetsam…You Could be Tossing an Award

I just got back from Bouchercon 2014 in Long Beach and I can only speak in a whisper. Fried my vocal cords talking to so many authors and readers, spreading the word about our crime novels and thriller books. The conference had special significance for me and my Brash partner Joel Goldman. It was only 12 months ago, at Bouchercon 2013 in Albany, that we came up with the idea of launching this publishing company. And now, a mere 12 months later, we've published thirty books and we've got more on the way. We can't believe it! I am so glad that we made that decision. We love the the books we're publishing and we are so excited to finally get them into the hands of readers. And we are having... more

Read More of Brash Books at Bouchercon