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On Board the Barbara Vey Reader Appreciation Cruise with Traci Andrighetti

Ahoy, mateys! I recently returned from the first-ever Barbara Vey Reader Appreciation Cruise. On January 12, I set sail from Fort Lauderdale with a boatload of authors and readers for Labadee, Haiti, and Falmouth, Jamaica. Talk about high seas hijinks! The Barbara Vey event was my second cruise but my first as an author interacting …
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Top Five Mistakes Writers Make When Writing a Cozy Mystery by Lori Devoti

Cozy mysteries tend to be shorter books with fun, light plots. They often feature kooky characters and hobbies such as knitting or collecting teapots. They frequently have sleuths who get themselves in unlikely situations and are, well, a cozy, comforting read with little to no cursing, on the page sex, or on the page violence. …