DATE: January 28, 2017 Florida Chapter Mystery Writers of America Luncheon Meeting
NOTE NEW TIME AND NEW PLACE!
GUEST SPEAKER: Kristy Montee a/k/a P.J. Parrish
GUEST INTERVIEWER: Oline H. Cogdill
PROGRAM: Things I Know Now That I Wish I Had Known Back Then
Our January 28 meeting will feature a killer Q&A interview session with Kristy Montee, the Florida half of award-winning writing team P.J. Parrish. The bestselling author will discuss “Things I Know Now That I Wish I Had Known Back Then.” Learn from a pro what she would have done differently in her writing career if she could go back in time…and what risks she took back then that ultimately proved career-enhancing.
Kristy Montee, along with her sister, Kelly Nichols, is the author of eleven Louis Kincaid and Joe Frye thrillers, set in Florida and Michigan, as well as two standalone novels. As P.J. Parrish, the pair has won three Shamus awards, one Anthony, and one International Thriller competition, as well as making both the USA Today and New York Times bestseller lists. Their latest book, published Sept. 2015, is a psychological suspense novel titled SHE’S NOT THERE.
Oline H. Cogdill reviews mystery fiction for Mystery Scene magazine, the Sun-Sentinel in Fort Lauderdale, Associated Press, Publishers Weekly, and Tribune Publishing Wire. Her mystery fiction reviews appear in more than 300 publications worldwide. She blogs twice a week at Mystery Scene Magazine. She has received the 2013 Raven Award from the Mystery Writers of America, the 1997 Sun Sentinel’s Pettijohn Award and the 1999 Ellen Nehr Award by the American Crime Writers League. Oline was a judge for three years for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in the mystery/thriller category.
DATE: SATURDAY, JANUARY 28, 2017
TIME: 11:30: Mingling; 12:00: Lunch; 12:45: Business Meeting; 1:00: Presentation
PLACE: Embassy Suites by Hilton Boca Raton, 661 NW 53rd Street, Boca Raton, FL 33487; Get Directions Here
COST: $25 for MWA members; $30 for non-members.
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Next Meeting Date: SATURDAY, MARCH 18, 2017