Bloody Words, Canada’s national crime writers’ conference, takes place in Toronto, June 6 to 8, 2014. The Mesdames of Mayhem are taking it by storm!
Mme Cheryl Freedman is not only the chair of the BW Board of Directors, she’s leading the Bloody Gang, the amazing people who pull the conference together. Mme Vicki Delany will be the Canadian guest of honour and Mme Melodie Campbell, the master of ceremonies. Mme Joan O’Callaghan is the chair for the 2014 Bony Blithe Award for best light mystery. Mme Cathy Astolfo is running the Bony Pete short story contest and the manuscript evaluation service.
Mme Cheryl sends this reminder to mystery lovers:
Consider registering early for Bloody Words 2014 before the price goes up on January 1st. The cost now is $175 plus $7 if you register online using PayPal. No extra charge if you register by mail or register online with Interac e-transfer.
Registration goes up to $190 (plus $7 for paying with PayPal, nothing extra if not paying with PayPal) on January 1st. To register, go to http://2014.bloodywords.com/register/ and choose your registration method.
Also, we’re still open for entries for the Bony Blithe (deadline December 13) http://2014.bloodywords.com/bony-blithe/ . You don’t have to be registered for BW to enter the Bony Blithe contest
And we’re taking entries for the Bony Pete short story contest http://2014.bloodywords.com/bony-pete-contest/. Note: you do have to be registered for BW to enter the Bony Pete short story contest.