Friday, October 29, 2010

What this blog will offer

Okay, so, it's 15 days until The Sweater Curse is published and the nerves have taken over. In hopes of calming some, let's focus our attention on what will be. In particular, what will this blog offer you.
-knitting-related flash fiction
-knitting patterns
-the cream of the cream from Designer's Notes (my old knitting blog)
-interviews
-guest blogs
-reviews of The Sweater Curse
-contests

Ah, contests. More on that Monday.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Crime Writers of Canada

me: I'm so thrilled. I just joined the Crime Writers of Canada.
you: But, Leanne, you wrote a thriller not a crime novel.
me: Ah, yes, but behold a quote from their web site
'The field of Crime Writing is a broad category that includes crime, detective, espionage, mystery, suspense, and thriller writing, as well as fictional or factual accounts of criminal doings and crime-themed literary works. Cross-over novels and short stories such as romantic suspense and speculative thrillers are also considered part of the genre. In broader terms, it includes any book-length work, novella or short-story that features crime or mystery as a central element."
So I'm in...
Check it out www.crimewriterscanada.com
You may be able to join as well.