Nothing says Christmas like murder
The Rocky Mountain Chapter of Mystery Writers of America
got together for our holiday party at the Adams Mystery Playhouse.
The play was a gritty, noir story of blackmail, jilted love, and revenge. If that wasn't enough excitement, we had a dancing review.
And women going crazy and stuffing money down the dancers' pants.
And a conga line!
Who knew that Denver has a sleuth to rival Sherlock Holmes, the mastermind Detective Bidet? (Here interrogating Beth Groundwater.)It's a book!
Mike Henry, co-director of the Lighthouse Writers Workshop
, had a fabulous book launch party at the Tattered Cover for his book of poetry, No Stranger Than My Own
. During the signing's Q&A, Mike admitted that he wanted a job where he could sit and think and count syllables. He's found the perfect vocation.The death of an icon:
Bettie Page passed away last Thursday at the age of 85. If you think of the 50's as straightlaced, simply google her name. She objected to the appellation The Notorious Bettie Page
despite the occasional wearing of government-issued bracelets.Fang you very much!
If a murder mystery doesn't fill your Christmas stocking, check out Bite Me Magazine
and sign up for their newsletter.EXTRA! Hold the presses! This just in:
Biting-Edge ex-pat Marta Acosta is running a contest over at Vampire Wire.
This is what her guest Meljean Brook wrote.
"So, I just finally accepted that this is what I do: write about various types of dead people falling in love and having wild monkey sex."
And for our dear readers of the feminine persuasion, you can slobber over this man candy on the book cover.Happy Fanging!