Thursday, October 15, 2009

More On the Poisoned Pen Web Con

Please be our guest... Participate in the world's first virtual mystery and crime convention.  The benefits of a major mystery convention, from the comfort of your home computer!
PP Webcon
Saturday, October 24, 2009
PP Web Con  
PP Web Con
Saturday, October 24, 2009
The world's first major virtual mystery and crime convention  bringing authors and readers together on-line  from all over the world
The convention you can attend from the comfort of your own home.

  • Live interactive events bringing authors and others together in real time
  • Author Panels and Debates in Video, Audio and Text
  • Author Presentations - authors discuss their writing in Video, Audio and Text
  • Coffee Shop - a live chat room where visitors can mingle and chat with each other or with visiting authors
  • Recorded "on-demand" video and audio presentations, and articles.
  • Book Trailers
  • Author Interviews - Barbara Peters' in-depth interviews with over 80 top mystery and crime writers
  • Goodie Bag with book voucher,  free E-books, and privileged interactive access to live events for all registrants

Register Now!
Register now to be part of this revolutionary experience. 100% of all profits go to the public library system.

Our Price: $25.00

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Come To The Poisoned Pen Web Con, October 24

PPWebCon - the world's first interactive virtual mystery convention on October 24th - brings the benefits of no hotel bills, no air fares, and the chance for crime and mystery authors and readers around the world to meet, mingle and chat live online.  Check out the day's activities at (

For a registration fee of just 25 US dollars, attendees will receive:
- Privileged access to live events - 64 authors are participating in more than 50 panels and presentations, on live and recorded video and audio, as well as in text.  See the line-up here: ( )
- The chance to meet and chat to authors in the online Coffee Shop chat room.
- Goody Bag - more than thirty authors have contributed over fifty items to the goody bag! The gifts range from entire novels, through brand new short stories, to fun items like entertaining articles and even recipes!
- Book Voucher - A 20 US dollar book voucher for The Poisoned Pen Bookstore

Larry Karp's contributions include an audio presentation, "Where Do You Get Your Ideas, and Which Comes First, Character or Plot?" and a text presentation, "Rewriting: Gotta Do It, Might As Well Enjoy It."  Larry will also participate in two panels, "The Path to Publication," and "Historical Research: making it real without boring the reader."  And there are two Larry Karp contributions in the Goody Bags: the first chapter to his upcoming mystery, "The Ragtime Fool," and an article, "What Ever Happened to Sarah Purdue," which tells the fate of Thomas Purdue's wife, who was left in a coma at the end of Larry's most recent Music Box Mystery, "The Midnight Special."

Guest of Honor, Dana Stabenow and International Guest of Honor Lee Child will participate in live interviews along with 62 other writers from Hawaii to New Jersey in the USA, and from all across the world including Canada, Iceland, Ireland, the UK, France, South Africa, and Australia.

And right now visitors to the website can be entertained by Barbara Peters' TV show " The Criminal Calendar".  More than 90 one-hour interviews with the world's top crime writers. ( )