We’re going to be very subtle in our clues. Are you ready?
Hear ye! Hear ye! Come one, come all! Our booth, D-13, will be in the Artists/Writers section at Lubbock-Con. Once there you will get the chance to buy fan art from high school artist, K. A. Standridge. And buy copies of my Debut Mystery Novel, “Mad Money & Murder”. The first book in the Pond Investigations Mystery series.
I am hosting a writer panel, with David L. Puga and Shelby Amiro-Wilson. “Writers. We make up stuff for a living.”, starts at 12n on Saturday, February 24th in Room 102. Feel free to come by and ask those burning questions you’ve had about writing. As I mentioned in the panel description: If we don’t have the answer to your question, we’ll make something up. We are fiction writers after all.
My daughter, K. A. Standridge, is hosting an artist panel, with Shelbye Karr, Illya, and Adrian Amiro-Wilson. “The Fan Artist’s Way”, starts at 3pm on Saturday, February 24th in Room 102. There she and other artists will answering questions about pickles. Nah, I’m just seeing if you are paying attention. Art. Naturally, they will be talking about art.
Map of the Exhibit Hall
Was that obvious enough for you? We look forward to seeing you there!
I knew I was going to be excited about my book releasing, but getting a message from my cousin, Shelly, that she had ordered her paperback copy sent me over the moon with excitement! She ordered the first paperback from Amazon. Her mother, my Aunt Wendy, pre-ordered the first Kindle copy. What are the chances?
To hear that people I know are already buying my book is such a fantastic feeling. I’m going to stop here because otherwise I’ll just recreate the thesaurus entry for all words related to excitement: exhilaration, excitation, hullabaloo (that’s a good one),…
I hope everyone reading this has finally thawed out and has full access to heat, electricity, and safe drinking water. BRRR! That was a cold week!
Now that my favorite pen, which is metal, no longer needs an hour to warm up before I touch it, I’m back to work on my first mystery novel. Would you like to read my elevator pitch? Here it is:
San Antonio Psychic Detective Mysteries
Elizabeth Susan Pond loves her beautiful, historic city of San Antonio, Texas where she works as a private investigator with a secret. Liz was born with Extra Sensory Perception and uses it as a tool to solve her cases, but she refuses to tell her clients or advertise herself as a psychic detective because she doesn’t believe in psychics. Her favorite hobby: busting charlatans.
I’ve always enjoyed anything to do with the paranormal or mysteries whether it be a book, movie or television show, which makes this book extra enjoyable to write.
And the research. Love it! We’ve been to San Antonio many times and always leave looking forward to our next visit even as we drive out of the city. As I look through photos from our trips it is easy to see many places to base an intriguing mystery.
The Kindle version of Mad Money & Murder is available for pre-order now. It will be delivered on release day, February 23, 2024. Click Below to read the First Five Chapters ofMad Money & Murder by Jenni Stand.
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About the Author
Jenni Stand lives in Texas and is achieving her lifelong dream of becoming an independently published author. She was born and raised on Prince Edward Island in Canada, and she now lives in Texas with her husband, daughter, and slightly spastic dog. She has always wanted to be a writer, partially due to being surrounded by everything connected with Anne of Green Gables and Lucy Maud Montgomery and partially due to her love of reading. Growing up, she always had her nose in a mystery book, whether it was Nancy Drew, The Hardy Boys or Trixie Belden. Plus, the eighties was the best decade for some of the best mystery series on television. Lately she’s been enjoying Agatha Christie. It’s fun getting to read her books for the very first time.
After years of trying to write a book without success, Jenni was one of the earliest students of Ellie Alexander’s Mystery Writing Masterclass. Since joining, Jenni wrote her first book, Mad Money & Murder: A Pond Investigations Mystery. She has already written the first draft of the second book in the series titled Death is in the Cards. Jenni has plotted book three of the series titled Sage’s Bluff.
Jenni and her family cowrote a role-playing adventure called Legend of the Veil that currently sells on DriveThruRPG.com. She also wrote a handful of articles for a short-lived local magazine in Midland, Texas, called Tall City Tales.
If she doesn’t have a pen in her hand, it’s usually holding either a crochet hook or a knitting needle instead.
Jenni Stand is an Affiliate Member of the Mystery Writers of America.