Monday, June 9, 2008

Bloody Words VIII - Mystery Conference

How to almost get out of doing the dishes for the weekend.

I spent June 6 - 8 at the Bloody Words Mystery Conference, conferring, conversing and otherwise hob-nobbing with my fellow mystery fans/writers. An observation: I don't believe there is another group of people more open to hearty laughter than these lovers of fictional murder and mayhem.

5 comments:

  1. Sounds like a nice time, CW. I mean, if nothing else, you got out of doing dishes. Still, it sounds as if you were among kindred spirits.

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  2. J have never heard of this but I want membership. Who do I have to kill and how do I need to cover it up?

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  3. Instead of starting with a "J", I meant to begin with an "I". I have another question anyway. Do I need to kill a fictional character or an actual person, then write about the murder in a twisted and intriguing way to be considered for membership? What if I kill a fiction writer who is in the middle of writing a mystery, then I take over and finish his/her story? That ought to get me in.

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  4. Godinla, it already sounds as if you have what it takes to join the club. No need to prove yourself for real!!

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