Our Tribe: The Malmons Apr07

Our Tribe: The Malmons

Our Tribe By Kristi Belcamino This is a very special column for me to write this month because the couple I’m featuring, Dan and Kate Malmon, holds a special place in my heart. These two wacky kids welcomed me to this crime fiction tribe with open arms and have paved the way to many friendships I’ve made over the past few years. With The Malmons vouching for me (God knows what I ever did to deserve that lucky blessing), I was introduced to luminaries in this crime fiction world, such as Matthew Clemens and Jon Jordan. I’ll never forget the first time Jordan called me on the phone and said, “Welcome to the Crimespree family” and I was...

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,...