Opal Writers Magazine December 2022

What’s Coming in the December 2022 Issue

Here's what's coming in the December Opal Writers Magazine: articles on the craft of writing, fiction, local books, and more. Author of the Month: Naomi P. Lane ( Letters From My Dead Sister) Naomi is a local Nanaimo, BC author ♥ See our new Book Catalogue featuring local authors ♥ Subscribe to the Opal Writers …

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Attending in person writing conventions

Attending an In-Person Writing Convention in Today’s World

In September my friend Pam and I flew to Minneapolis to attend Bouchercon World Mystery Convention’s first on-site event in three years. I sat on a panel and handed out my author cards, but the main purpose of our trip was to present Calgary’s bid to host Bouchercon 2026. Tourism Calgary recruited Pam and me to co-chair the venture.

Author of the Month: October 2022

Mercedes Lackey About Mercedes From a beloved fantasy author comes this fresh feminist retelling of Sleeping Beauty about one girl destined for greatness and the powerful sister ready to protect her by any means necessary. Subscribe

Podcast: Coffee & Conversation with Joanna Vandervlugt

Today I am thrilled to introduce you to Joanna Vandervlugt, award winning author of the novel, Dealer's Child.