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Mystery Day!

No, today is not mysterious…I learned that Saturday, January 21, 2012 will be MYSTERY DAY on the exhibit floor at ALA Mid-winter in Dallas. I’m so excited – happily I live in Dallas and can easily be in the convention center on The Day…of course, I will likely be working on the exhibit floor but I will definitely be dropping by the Pop Top Stage as often as possible. Other days will likely have even more author-like events. YAY!!!!

Check it out:

Mystery Day at ALA in Dallas on Sat, January 21, 2012

Dallas Convention Center – Exhibit Hall at PopTop Stage

Each panel is 45 minutes long with a 15 min. signing to follow

  • 9:00-9:45  Don’t Mess With Texas: Local authors Rachel Brady,  Robin Allen, Deborah Crombie, Laura Elvebak, moderator Harry Hunsickel
  • 10:00-10:45  Remember the Alibi: Traditional mysteries, a roundtable chat with the Women of Jungle Red,  www.jungleredwriters.com  Hank Phillippi Ryan, Lucy Burdette, Deborah Crombie and Rosemary Harris
  • 11:00-11:45 My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys…and P.I.s and ex-cops and reporters…Denise Hamilton,  Cara Black, Martin Limon, Laura Elvebak, moderator Bill Crider
  • 12:00- 12:45 Well, Slap My Knee : What’s so funny about murder?  Joanna Slan, Rachel Brady, Maria Hudgins, Rosemary Harris , moderator Lucy Burdette
  • 1:00-1:45 Brownbag Interview with Charles (Caroline) Todd with Hank Phillippi Ryan
  • 2:15-3:00  Don’t Fence Me In: Mysteries set in foreign countries  Cara Black, Deborah Crombie, Martin Limon,  Charles (Caroline) Todd, moderator  Maria Hudgins
  • 3:15-4:00  Big Roundup: How to find out more about what’s happening in the mystery genre, blogs, websites, conferences  Joanna Slan, Robin Allen, Harry Hunsicker, Denise Hamilton,  Bill Crider, moderator Hank Phillippi Ryan
  1. November 11, 2011 at 3:11 pm

    This is going to be great!Thank you so much for passing the word–can’t wait to meet you!

    • November 11, 2011 at 3:25 pm

      Oh I don’t know – meeting someone in person I do become Uber Fan Girl and the ability to talk in complete sentences eludes me. True, it greatly amuses my friends and family who observe (from a safe distance) this phenomena but it tends to get terribly uncomfortable for the object of my fandom. Strangely people tend to not like being stared at (sans blinking) whilst hearing ‘omg, uh, omg, uh, omg, uh…”. Or the ever popular “wow! thank you! wow! thank you! Wow! Thank you!” in response to receiving attention from yon talented person.

  1. November 27, 2011 at 4:29 pm

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