|Name: Victoria Laurie
Location: Austin, TX
Travel: To any state
Web site: victorialaurie.com
|Bio: Real life psychic Victoria Laurie has used her unique understanding of intuition to create the characters of Abby Cooper (the Psychic Eye Mysteries) and M.J. Holliday (the Ghost Hunter Mysteries.) She is also anticipating the debut of the first in her YA series, The Oracles Of Delphi Keep, in early 2009.
Possible topics: THE AGENT/AUTHOR RELATIONSHIP (presented with my agent, Jim McCarthy of Dystel & Goderich Literary Management): We discuss why a prospective author needs an agent and how to develop a great relationship once they have found one.
HOW TO PUT THE "BANG!" IN YOUR MYSTERY:
This discussion begins with breaking down the essential elements of a good mystery and evolves into a more focused look at pacing and suspense.
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