OUR TRIBE by Kristi Belcamino Oct26

OUR TRIBE by Kristi Belcamino

We are happy to present a new on going column in CrimeSpree: Our Tribe from Kristi Belcamino. She’ll be introducing people from the mystery community who are a big part of our tribe, though not necessarily writers. OUR TRIBE: Getting to know peeps in the crime fiction world By Kristi Belcamino   Long before I ever had an agent or book deal I would visit Once Upon a Crime bookstore in Minneapolis and dream of seeing a book I wrote on the shelves. So, when I did get a book deal, I immediately approached the owners, Pat Frovarp and Gary Shulze, and asked if I could hold my book launch party there. This gem of a bookstore is small,...

Adventures in bookhunting: Milwaukee May19

Adventures in bookhunting: Milwaukee

This past Saturday, Frank Wheeler and I spent the late morning and afternoon hitting some used bookstores in Milwaukee. The places to hit have changed from when I first started spending my time out hunting for cool books though there are still plenty of places to go. We started heading south and so our first stop was an old favorite in a new location. Downtown Books was moved out of their wonderful location downtown so a hotel could be put up. They have a smaller location around the corner to the west. They also opened a new location near the old Allan Bradley building, just to the north and east at 1134 S. 1st St. in Walker’s Point. ...