Events, interviews, and blog posts are in reverse chronological order:
May 27, 2016, 2:00 - 9:00 PM - It's Bony Blithe's fifth birthday, and we're celebrating with a mini-conference, a dinner, and the announcement of this year's winner. I'll be on one of the panels (come watch me be stumped by the questions...), and there will be books to buy and have autographed. Let's party!
April 30, 2016, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM - Meet local authors and me at the Norfolk County Authors' Book Fair.
April 21, 2016, 7:00 - 9:30 PM - It's that time of year again, a celebration of crime writing in Canada. Who will be on the Arthur Ellis Shortlists? While you wait to find out, you can listen crime writers read from our books. Join us at the Chapters Indigo store in the Manulife Centre, Bloor and Bay, Toronto.
April 16, 2016, 10:30 AM - 12:00 noon - The Deadly Dames and I will be at the Simcoe Branch of the Norfolk Public Library for a fun morning that includes tours of the Simcoe Jail, which is so old it's spelled "Gaol."
April 12, 2016, 6:30 - 8:00 PM - I'm joining the Deadly Dames at the Country Hills Community Library in Kitchener, Ontario for a panel discussion and a reading and signing.
March 8, 2016, 7:00 - 8:00 PM - I'm joining the Deadly Dames at the Idea Exchange in Cambridge, Ontario, for a panel discussion on the crime writing world and the state of crime fiction. We'll sign books, too.
October 30, 2015, 3:00 - 5:00 PM - A spooky time in an art gallery, reading and chatting along with authors Catherine Astolfo and Melodie Campbell, and there will be Halloween treats! Laughs, too... Beaux Arts Brampton
October 15, 2015 - Author Kayti Nika Raet and I were interviewed by Joanie Chevalier in a feature entitled "Opposites Attract."
June 18, 2015, 7:00 - 8:00 PM - I'll read, talk a little, and answer your questions at the Woodstock Public Library.
May 29, 2015 - I'll be at the Bony Blithe Awards Gala, including a short reading.
May 22, 2015 - I visited Marie's Cozy Corner.
May 21, 2015, 6:30 - 8:00 PM - I'll read, speak, and sign books at the Brantford Public Library.
May 16, 2015, 1:30 - 3:30 PM - I'll be laughing and chatting in the Threadville-like setting at Joyce's Sewing Shop, Wortley Village, Ontario.
May 15, 2015 - Judy Penz Sheluk interviews me.
May 12, 2015 - I'm blogging at Gotta Write Network,
May 11, 2015 - I'm at Fresh Fiction with excerpts from SEVEN THREADLY SINS and a parallel story of my own stage debut. Neither Willow nor I was exactly perfect in our roles...
May 10, 2015 - It's Mother's Day. At Booklady's Booknotes, I reminisce about shopping with my mother. You may figure out how I became addicted to buying fabric and supplies for sewing projects...
May 6, 2015 - I'm at Melina's Book Blog trying to pinpoint when things started going wrong for Willow.
May 5, 2015 - SEVEN THREADLY SINS arrives in stores! Also, at Shelley's Book Case, I share my oh-so-serious advice: How to Write a Mystery in 21 Simple Steps.
May 4, 2015 - I'm blogging at Dru's Book Musings with A Day in the Life of Willow Vanderling. SEVEN THREADLY SINS is reviewed in King's River Life.
May 3, 2015 - I'm blogging at Mystery Lovers' Kitchen. Check out the cute picture of my mother when she was five and her kid-pleasing recipe.
May 1, 2015 - I'm interviewed at Cats, Books, and More Cats.
April 23, 2015 - The Arthur Ellis Shortlist event will be held at Chapters Indigo, Manulife Centre, Toronto, ON. Come meet me and other crime writers reading from and signing our books!
April 22, 2015 - I'm blogging at Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book.
December 3 (7:00 PM) and 4 (9:30 AM), 2014 - I'll speak and read at the Oxford Quilters Guild, Ingersoll, ON.
September 21, 2014 - The My Sewing Nook Book Club and I will have fun together talking about books and all things textile at My Sewing Nook, Caledonia, ON.
September 13, 2014 - Read my interview with Rosemary McCracken.
June 21, 2014 - I'm blogging at Lori's Reading Corner.
June 18, 2014 - I'm blogging at Dru's Book Musings.
June 14, 2014, 2:00 - 3:00 PM - Fun with sisters-in-thread at Joyce's Sewing Shop, Wortley Village, Ontario. I'll be signing books, too.
June 6 - 8, 2014 - We'll all be very serious at the Bloody Words Conference in Toronto.
June 5, 2014 - I'm blogging at Mystery Playground - come and learn more about machine embroidery and there's a free tutorial, too!
June 4, 2014 - I'm blogging at HEAs are Us and at Escape with Dollycas Into a Good Book.
June 3, 2014 - I'm blogging at The Qwillery.
June 3, 2014 - Look for the fourth Threadville Mystery, NIGHT OF THE LIVING THREAD, at a store near you--it's only as far as the Internet. Zombies and a killer wedding gown. What more could anyone want?
June 2, 2014 - I'm blogging at Mochas, Mysteries, and Meows.
May 30, 2014 - Check out my interview at Mystery Maven Canada.
May 25, 2014 - I'm blogging at Mystery Lovers' Kitchen. See what I cooked up this time--zombie cookies!
May 10, 2014, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM - I'll be a panelist at GenreCon, the free literary convention for fans and authors of mystery, science fiction, horror, and fantasy, and poetry, in Sarnia, Ontario, just across the river from Port Huron, Michigan.
May 2 - 4, 2014 - It's that time of the year again! A weekend with other cozy mystery fans and authors at the Malice Domestic Convention in Bethesda, Maryland. Looking forward to seeing everyone again!
March 1, 2014 - A fun day with sisters-in-thread at Joyce's Sewing Shop, Wortley Village, Ontario. I'll be reading aloud from my books, and we all might feel like we're in Threadville together. There will be two sessions: one at 10:00 AM and another at 1:00 PM.
January 31, 2014 - I'll be one of many Crime Writers of Canada authors at the Ontario Library Association Super Conference. We'll be pitching librarians (not literally...)
August 17, 2013 - I'll be one of the authors featured at The Wolfe Island Scene of the Crime Festival on beautiful Wolfe Island in the St. Lawrence River. Sign up for a fabulous one-day conference, including a church dinner and church lady pie (baked by church ladies, that is, not containing church ladies, for anyone who was concerned about the matter)!
June 4, 2013 - The Third Threadville Mystery, Thread and Buried, arrives in stores! Welcome back to Threadville!
May 29, 2013 - I read aloud from Threaded for Trouble at the Bony Blithe Gala
May 19, 2013 - Check out my recipe for hot fudge sauce on Mystery Lovers' Kitchen.
May 6, 2013 - I was one of the mystery authors signing at the Festival of Mystery, Oakmont, Pennsylvania!
May 3 - 5, 2013 - I could be found among the partygoers, ahem, the serious mystery writers and fans at the annual Malice Domestic Convention in Bethesda, Maryland.
April 18, 2013, 7:00 PM - I read from Threaded for Trouble at the annual Arthur Ellis Shortlist Event at Chapters Indigo at the Manulife Centre, Toronto.
April 6, 2013, 1:00 PM - I was one of the authors featured at the Celebration of Book 'n Needles at Brentwood on the Beach.
December 8, 2012 - Threadville Mysteries were listed under T in the A - Z gift guide in the London Free Press.
November 28, 2012, 6:00 PM - I was a guest author at the Aspiring Writers Gala Showcase at the Brantford Public Library, Brantford, Ontario.
September 29, 2012, 6:30 PM - I spoke at the Elgin County Culture Days event, Port Stanley Arena, Port Stanley, Ontario.
September 23, 2012, 4:00 - 5:00 PM - The Word on the Street in Toronto. I helped host the Crime Writers of Canada tent.
September 8, 2012 - I read and signed books at Stitches With a Twist in Blyth, Ontario, during the Thresher's Reunion.
August 30, 2012 - Other crime-writing authors and I signed books at Fincher's, Goderich, Ontario.
August 29, 2012, 2:00 - 4:00 Other crime-writing authors and I signed books at The Village Bookshop, Bayfield, Ontario.
July 20, 2012 - Writing tips from my dogs (!) at Coffee With a Canine and an article at Campaign for the American Reader.
July 9, 2012 - Cathy from Kittling Books interviews me about reading, writing, and celebrating.
July 3, 2012 My family made me do it! Find out why I write cozy mysteries at the Writerspace Blog.
June 28, 2012 Check out The Page 69 Test for a peek at page 69 of Threaded for Trouble.
June 24, 2012 I shared a recipe at Mystery Lovers' Kitchen.
June 12, 2012 I chatted with book clubs at Springfield Public Library, Springfield, Ontario.
June 12, 2011 - THREADED FOR TROUBLE hit #11 on the Barnes and Noble mystery mass market fiction list!
June 10, 2012 ,9 - 10 PM - I participated in a live chat with Berkley Prime Crime authors at the Writerspace Reader's Chat Room
June 5, 2012 THREADED FOR TROUBLE arrived in stores! To order or find a store, click on the BOOKSELLERS button at the top of this page.
June 4, 2012 A day in the life of Clay Fraser on Dru's Book Musings
June 1 - 3, 2012 Bloody Words Mystery Conference, Toronto, Ontario
May 30, 2012, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM - I read with other Bloody Words Light Mystery Award nominees at the Bony Blithe event at the Beeton Auditorium, Toronto Reference Library, Toronto, Ontario
May, 2012 - Article by Craig Bradford about the Festival of Mystery in the Aylmer Express
April 30, 2012 - Festival of Mystery in Oakmont, Pennsylvania
April 27 - 29, 2012 - Malice Domestic Convention in Bethesda, Maryland
April 19, 2012 - I read from DIRE THREADS at the Arthur Ellis event at Chapters-Indigo in Toronto
March 28, 2012 - Shortlist for the first annual Bloody Words "Bony Blithe" Light Mystery Award was announced, and DIRE THREADS was one of five mysteries on the list!
March, 2012 - Article by Craig Bradford about the Agatha nomination in the Aylmer Express
February 15, 2012 - The 2011 Agatha Award nominations were announced, and DIRE THREADS was one of five mysteries nominated for Best First Novel!
February 2, 2012 - They're already talking about THREADED FOR TROUBLE! Terry Ambrose interviews me on Examiner.com
January 26, 2012 - What peculiar find started me on my murderous mystery writing career? Check out Lorraine Bartlett's Dazed and Confused blog.
December 10, 2011 - Christmas interview on BC blogcritics
November 20, 2011- Thanksgiving interview on BC blogcritics and SeattlePi
November 5 - 6, 2011 - Blog post on Poe's Deadly Daughters
October 31, 2011 - Fun Halloween interview on BC blogcritics
October 23, 2011 - Blog post on FreshFiction.com
October 17, 2011 - A day in the life of Willow Vanderling on Dru's Book Musings
October 7, 2011 - Interview on Sweatercursed
September 27, 2011 beginning at 7:30 PM - I read with other authors at the Artbar, 15 Colbourne Street, Hamilton, Ontario.
September 25, 2011, 5:00 - 6:00 PM - The Word on the Street in Toronto. I helped host the Crime Writers of Canada tent.
August 17, 2011 - DIRE THREADS is #8 on a list of top cozy mysteries this summer! See the list at BC blogcritics and SeattlePi.
August 15, 2011 - Author Jill Edmondson and I discuss DIRE THREADS and writing mysteries.
August 10, 2011 - Writers Who Kill interviewed me.
August, 2011 - Interview in Mary Buckham's Newsletter
June 22, 2011 - I visited Dollycas's Thoughts.
June 16, 2011 - I read with other authors at the Toronto Sisters in Crime meeting.
June 15, 2011 - DIRE THREADS hits #17 on the mystery mass market list for the National Bookscan Bestsellers.
June 14, 2011 - DIRE THREADS hits #9 on the Barnes and Noble mystery mass market fiction list and #21 on the mystery mass market BGI list.
June 13, 2011 9 - 10 PM - I participated in a live chat with Berkley Prime Crime authors at the Writerspace Reader's Chat Room.
June 13, 2011 3 - 4 PM - I hosted Berkley Prime Crime's facebook page, The Crime Scene.
June 10, 2011 - I was a guest on Lori's Reading Corner.
June 9, 2011 - I told about a Pet Peeve on Lorna Barrett's blog, Dazed and Confused.
June 7, 2011 - Guest post at the BookEnds Blog
June 7, 2011 - DIRE THREADS arrived in stores! To order or find a store, click on the BOOKSELLERS button at the top of this page
June 6 - 10, 2011 - I spent the week chatting with the Barnes and Noble Mystery Book Club
June 5, 2011 - Launch Party! Click on the Author tab above for photos. I loved the scrumptious "embroidered" cake by Jessie White
June 5, 2011 - Learn why I created a recipe and try it out: Mystery Lovers' Kitchen
June 2011 See article about me in the June issue of Suspense Magazine and email editor firstname.lastname@example.org to download 4 free issues
June 2011 Letter to readers in June News from Berkley Prime Crime and Obsidian Mysteries
May 11, 2011 I was a New Discovery and had a Chat with The Book Resort
February 22, 2011 I told Mystery Maven Canada about aliens taking over my mind. The trouble was, I invented those aliens.