Category Archives: About Killer Nashville

2014 Guests of Honor Announced

Killer Nashville is please to announce bestselling authors Lisa Jackson and William Kent Krueger as the 2014 Guests of Honor for our 9th annual writers’ conference. Lisa Jackson is neck deep in murder, her books appear on The New York Times, USA … Continue reading

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How Technology Helps & Hinders The Modern-Day Sleuth

Back in the good old days, a private detective or amateur sleuth could justify entering the villain’s secluded hideout alone because they were miles from a telephone. Now, when everyone has a cell phone (and probably an internet connection) in … Continue reading

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BRANDING: MAKE YOURSELF & YOUR BOOKS STAND OUT FROM THE CROWD

Writers are always hearing about the importance of branding, but what does that mean, and how do you do it?  With the vast number of novels published each year, making yours stand out is a challenge.  New York Times bestselling … Continue reading

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STORY STRUCTURE

Your novel is the linchpin of your writing career, and your story’s structure is the linchpin of your novel.  Is yours as solid as it could be?  In Killer Nashville’s “Story Structure” workshop, critically acclaimed author/screenwriter Steven Womack will teach … Continue reading

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IT’S ALL IN THE BONES

Some say the dead can’t speak, but world-renowned forensic anthropologist Dr. Bill Bass knows better.  Dr. Bass is the creator of The Body Farm, the only major facility dedicated to the study of human decomposition, and he may know more … Continue reading

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“Scotched” by Kaitlyn Dunnett

Let’s give a big shout out to past Killer Nashville attendee Kaitlyn Dunnett for the publication of her book Scotched (Liss Maccrimmon Scottish Mysteries) on July 3, 2012! (And thanks, Kaitlyn, for mentioning us in your book.) Check it out!

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7th ANNUAL KILLER NASHVILLE CONFERENCE ANNOUNCES TOP TEN 2012 CLAYMORE AWARD FINALISTS FOR BEST UNPUBLISHED NOVEL

Killer Nashville, the premier conference for mystery, thriller and crime fiction authors and fans, is pleased to announce the Top 10 2012 Claymore Award finalists for best unpublished manuscript in the mystery, thriller and suspense genres. “We had an incredible … Continue reading

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