Author Archives: Julie Hennrikus aka Julia Henry

About Julie Hennrikus aka Julia Henry

One woman, three names, many books. As Julia Henry she writes the Garden Squad series for Kensington. As J.A. Hennrikus she writes the Theater Cop series, and as Julianne Holmes she wrote the Clock Shop series. Click on my profile picture to connect with me on Facebook and Instagram! @JHAuthors

When I Attended Kristen McLean’s Workshop I Wanted to Stand Up and Cheer!

by Barbara Ross, 2012 President of Sisters in Crime New England Over the years, I’ve attended marketing workshops for writers on Social Media, Branding, Self-Publishing and a host of other “marketing” topics. I took these skills onboard, but I still … Continue reading

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NE Crime Bake Report: Sleepless in New England

by Kathryn Gandek-Tighe Julie Hennrikus moderated this panel on how to use setting to its most chilling effect.  The panel’s three authors have books set in very different locations around New England.  Kaitlyn Dunnett uses a location in rural Maine … Continue reading

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We’re Baked

The New England Crime Bake was last weekend. This was the 11th conference. I missed the first one, but haven’t missed another. Being with so many other writers always exhilarates me, and I leave exhausted but inspired. This year I … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for Crime Bake

I am getting ready for the New England Crime Bake next week. As this is my first time on the committee, getting prepped this year is a little different than in past years. This year I have some banquet stage … Continue reading

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The New England chapter of Sisters in Crime programs a number of events throughout the year. It amazes me when a germ of a brainstormed idea turns into a fabulous day. And even when you are in on the conversations … Continue reading

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Perfect for a Plotter, and a Gift for A Pantser

Are you a plotter or a pantser? This one question can be hashed out between writers for hours. I used to be a pantser, letting the writing take me where it would. Then I discovered the joys of the outline, … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of an Event

I was looped into the end of the planning cycle for our September 29 event at the Mark Twain House. Panelists, tour timing, lunch, travel. Everything was discussed, thought through, and put in place. What an amazing team we have … Continue reading

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What Are You Wearing?

Sharon Daynard and I met recently to talk about the New England Crime Bake Banquet. Needless to say, plans are afoot. She wrote this post about her ideas for this year’s theme, Femmes Fatales and Lady Killers. ********************* With the … Continue reading

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Thinking about New Models

This is going to be a short post. I am the ED of an arts service organziation for the theater community called StageSource. This week Boston is hosting a national theater conference, and I am on the host committee. Needless … Continue reading

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Top Ten Reasons to Sign Up for Crime Bake

Crime Bake is 11 years old this year. I have been to every one save the first. This year I am even on the committee, which is an interesting new perspective on how this group of dedicated volunteers pulls off … Continue reading

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