1st place goes to J.C. Martin of The Fighter Writer. If you haven't read her writing, you should--and not just this blogfest entry. (First Prize: 3 of my favorite books + Amazon gift card)
2nd place goes to Mesmerix at Scribbler to Scribe (Second Prize: 2 of our fellow authors' books + Amazon gift card)
and 3rd place is a tie between Cold As Heaven and Ronald D. Yeomans at Writing in the Crosshairs (Third Prize: Amazon gift card)
If you all will email your addresses to micheleemrath (at) ymail (dot) com, I will get the prizes out to you! Congrats, and thanks for participating.
Now back to your regularly scheduled program...
Whodunit? I bet even you can't guess the answer to this video post.
2. Marketing is fun! Not convinced? Read this guest post by Sylvia Dickey Smith at Patricia Stoltey's blog. You will laugh and take away some great ideas.
3. A pep talk from a fellow writer and a new-to-me blog. Click over to All That Good Jazz and get to know Amanda Sablan.
4. Another new-to-me-blog AND an upcoming blogfest. This one revolves around "hooks" and is, wittily, called "Hook, Line, and Sinker Blogfest." Go on, you know you want to.
5. Write Compelling Characters Blogfest hosted by
6. My own blogfest--Happy Birthday Southern City Mysteries! Read my entry and several others.
7. VERY cool quiz for mystery/detective fiction lovers at Margot Kinberg's blog.