The Writing Life, Part 1
The Minnesota Crime Wave at Once Upon a Crime in Minneapolis. (With one of the store owners, Pat Frovarp).
M.D. Lake toys with becoming a candelabra.
Mary Cannon Trone (founder of Once Upon a Crime), M.D. Lake, Ellen, and Kate Cannon at a book signing.
The author M.D. Lake (Allen Simpson) and Claire Lewis. Allen just had his hair done. Nice, huh?
The Minnesota Crime Wave (Ellen, Carl Brookins, Deborah Woodworth, William Kent Krueger) in action!
Ellen and Val McDermid at a dinner party at Ellen's house.
Ellen at the grand reopening celebration at the downtown St. Paul Public Library.
Writers Kate Green and Carl Brookins at a party thrown by Mary Logue and Pete Hautman.
Mary Logue displays her unique culinary creation.
Pete Hautman, John Sanford and R.D. Zimmerman.
William Kent Krueger, Mary Logue, Pete Hautman, and Ellen at a Sisters In Crime dinner.
Mystery writer Mark Zubro and Ellen in Milwaukee.
R.D. Zimmerman, Ellen, Steve Stilwell, and M.D. Lake at Once Upon a Crime for a publication party.
Val McDermid and R.D. Zimmerman.
The Crime Wave at Bouchercon (Austin, Texas, 2002).
Dinner Party at Ellen's house in March. Left to right: Ellen, Lori Lake, Kelly Smith, and J.M. Redmann.
Dinner at Ellen's in March. Left to right: Lori Lake, Kelly Smith, and J.M. Redmann. Jean and Kelly were in town to talk to a distributor about their new lesbian publishing company, Bywater Books.
J.M. Redmann enjoys a small taste of champagne.
Next: The Writing Life, Part 2
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