Tomorrow, September 13th, BODY ON THE BAYOU, the second book in my Cajun Country Mystery series, launches. I should be all… But instead, I’m all… When your debut novel gets published, you’re nervous, but it’s more of a giddy-nervous than an uh-oh-I-better-not-be-a-one-hit-wonder nervous. Everyone is excited for you. Family and friends buy your book just to show their support. There are contests specifically devoted … Continue reading The Terror of Book Two
So what if our sleuths went off on vacay (hey, even fictional detectives deserve a break every now and then) and left another character in charge of their cases? It’s Freaky Friday at Chicks on the Case–read on to find out who’s saying, “I’m the crime solver now!”
Continue reading “The Protagonist Trap: Our Sleuths Trade Places”
I’ve always been an avid reader. I have a small scar on my forehead from where I walked into a tree as a kid while I was deep into a book. When I gave birth to our daughter, I promised myself two things: she would never be a bully and she would always be a reader. These days, the former is easier than the latter, … Continue reading My daughter the reader.
Sometimes it’s easier to come up with a three-hundred page book than a three-word title. The journey can be brutal, with dozens of contenders considered and then discarded. Or, miracle of miracles, the first title you come up with can be an instant winner. Which way did it go for our Chicks?
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We’re still in full celebration mode for the release of Ellen’s Cajun Country debut novel, PLANTATION SHUDDERS. And what better way to celebrate than to share our favorite dishes from Louisiana’s legendary cuisine?
This week, we’re celebrating the release of Ellen’s Cajun Country debut novel, PLANTATION SHUDDERS. In honor of the new mystery series, which critics describe as a “brilliant book that takes us to Louisiana,” we’re sharing our favorite stories about the Pelican State. Don’t forget to share your own Louisiana stories in the comments section.