Tom Straw joins Christie and Cathi at Sleuthfest 2019 for a conversation and glass of Voga Pinot Grigio. Tom discusses his work in TV and his transition to mystery author, as well as his experiences writing books under TV show character pseudonym, Richard Castle. His new book "Buzz Killer" is out now!
Christie and Cathi discuss Brad Parks's latest book "The Last Act" while drinking Menage A Trois Decadence Cabernet Sauvignon. Their conversation goes from talking about the thunder and pollen storms to trading mackerel for prison hooch.
At Sleuthfest 2019, Cathi and Christie got to speak to author Alexia Gordon. She discusses her cozy mystery series and most recent release "Fatality in F." As they talk about Ireland, representation in mystery books, and the recent college admissions scandal, they drink Apothic Inferno (a red bled aged in whiskey barrels).
This week's conversation is with author Brad Parks ("The Last Act"). The hilarious discussion ranges from writing at Hardee's to a naked Lebron James. The episode opens with the usual wine tasting: this week the Bogle Pinot Noir.
Over a bottle of Buttercream Chardonnay, Christie and Cathi discuss a couple of Sleuthfest Faculty author's books: "Silent City" by Alex Segura and "Frozen Heat" by Richard Castle (Tom Straw). Conversation topics this week include Cuban sandwiches, NYC pizza, parenting, pseudonyms, and finding comparables for your work in progress.
For the first time, Christie and Cathi record together. As Cathi escapes the South Dakota snow, her and Christie drink Barefoot Bubbly Pinot Grigio Champagne and discuss "Two Can Keep a Secret" by Karen M. McManus and "Insidious" by Catherine Coulter. This week's writer's perspective is on what tense to use.