Want a sneak peek into the next three weeks of Spies, Murder and Mystery?

So the posts are rolling in and I’m loving what I’m reading and can’t wait to share it with all of you in the next three weeks.


What? Haven’t you heard?

To celebrate A Spy Like Me I’m holding a 3 week Spies, Murder and Mystery Marathon.

Read more about it here.

But here are some sneak peeks!

Six common challenges when writing a traditional mystery and some ideas for getting around them, by the fabulous Elizabeth Spann Craig, author of Quilt or Innocence.

Don’t miss it!

What does the Deepwater oil spill, the European debt crisis and the barefoot bandit have to do with Elisa Ludwig’s YA debut, Pretty Crooked?

You’ll have to wait to find out!

When does a 13-year-old author find the time to write? And what do his teachers and friends think?

Spencer Brokaw of The Impenetrable Spy tells all.

Teddy bear cams, rearview sunglasses, listening ears, video pens – all needed spy equipment.

Find out how Gina Robinson uses them in her fiction, The Spy Who Left Me.

Hollywood scandal inspires Anne R. Allen to write The Gatsby Game.

Curious about which scandal? Return next week!

Becca Puglisi, co-author of The Emotion Thesaurus talks about cake, er, I mean sub-plotting and editing.

Don’t miss out!

That’s just a taste of what’s coming. More great authors. Terrific info! Lots of stories behind the stories. And, of course, book giveaways!

See you next week!

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16 Responses to Want a sneak peek into the next three weeks of Spies, Murder and Mystery?

  1. Alex J. Cavanaugh May 3, 2012 at 10:49 am #

    Sounds like fun! I need to add your book to my author page.

  2. Natalie Aguirre May 3, 2012 at 11:01 am #

    Sounds so awesome! Looking forward to it.

  3. Laura May 3, 2012 at 12:03 pm #

    Thanks guys! I’ve read the posts and they’re all terrific!

  4. Matthew MacNish May 3, 2012 at 12:48 pm #

    Sounds like it’s going to be an awesome series!

  5. Jennifer Hoffine May 3, 2012 at 1:00 pm #

    Oooo! All good stuff. Will def tune in for the spy gear post.

    • Laura May 3, 2012 at 2:57 pm #

      The spy gear one is awesome! I loved it.

  6. Susan Kaye Quinn May 3, 2012 at 2:59 pm #

    Sounds like fun! I’ll have to have my 13yo stop by!

  7. Marisa May 3, 2012 at 4:44 pm #

    How did I miss that your books is already available for purchase??? I will definitely buy this to take on my summer trip! Can’t wait!!

    • Marisa May 3, 2012 at 4:45 pm #


      • Laura May 3, 2012 at 8:21 pm #

        Ha ha! 🙂 I didn’t even notice the typo!

  8. Jemi Fraser May 3, 2012 at 9:37 pm #

    It’s going to be great – these all sound like fabulous posts!

  9. Sheri Larsen May 4, 2012 at 11:54 am #

    So much to taste! Congrats, Paula, and best of luck next week and beyond! Excited for you.

  10. Lydia K May 4, 2012 at 1:59 pm #

    Wow, so much good stuff! I’m really interested in what the 13 y/o has to say. 🙂 Tweeting now.

  11. Traci Kenworth May 4, 2012 at 11:24 pm #

    Sounds like fun, Laura!!

  12. Erinn May 5, 2012 at 12:39 pm #

    Sounds fun.

  13. Ansha Kotyk May 5, 2012 at 2:08 pm #

    This is going to be so much fun!

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