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Glen Hamilton
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Resurfacing
So, how’s your summer been? I should say spring and summer, because it’s been nearly two seasons since I’ve posted here, and just
about that long that I’ve been scrambling, literarily speaking.   With Bouchercon* in New Orleans on the horizon, I'm ready for...

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Awards and Appreciation
Since my last post, I've had a whirlwind of book launch events for HARD COLD WINTER (huzzah!), signed the contracts for my next two books (double huzzah!), and joined the annual  Mystery Writers of America   celebration  that is the Edgar Awards.   As a fir...

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Dancing with Edgar
About four weeks ago, while hustling out the door to the day
job, I did the habitual preoccupied squint at my cell phone to see if any
messages had blown in on the night wind. Notifications Galore. 
Double digits coming in on every feed. 
If I’d had the pho...

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Opening Volley
Happy New Year, everyone!  Here's a little post-holiday present, courtesy of my excellent friends at William Morrow: If you can't wait the two months until HARD COLD WINTER is released, click below to read the opening chapters! Hard Cold Winter by Glen Erik...

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Larceny is Gradual
I've been pretty lax about writing posts here recently.  Partly because -- a lame excuse is better than none, right? -- I've been very focused on the proposal for Van Shaw Book 3.   Proposals, for those not familiar, usually consist of a plot description (t...

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Raleigh Rally: Preparation for Bouchercon
In one week, I'll be deep into Bouchercon, the largest mystery and detective fiction convention in the United States. Three and a half days of panels, speakers, cocktail receptions, and (if time allows) sleep. I also get to be a New Author this year, whic...

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It's been a fairly quiet summer, much of it spent hunched over the keyboard finishing the rewrites for Book 2.  Except it's not quiet anymore, and it's not just "Book 2" anymore!   Announcing the second book in the Van Shaw series:   HARD COLD WINTER Much m...

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ThrillerFest X-ploits (Part Two)
We've just crossed the finish line at ThrillerFest, the annual convention for ITW (Int'l Thriller Writers).  The festivities wrapped up (late late late) last night.  Here's a rundown of the last two fun and frazzled days. Although the entire week is called ...

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ThrillerFest Exploits (Part One)
Hello from New York City!  ThrillerFest is the annual conference for mystery and thriller writers, held each July at the Grand Hyatt in midtown Manhattan.  Conference-wise, TFest is sort of home turf for me, as it was the first big conference I'd attended s...

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Foot on the pedal, engine revving... The green flag has already waved to start July off right, and the month is only going to get faster. On the last weekend in June, I flew to San Francisco for the American Library Association's annual conference.  I had t...
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