Author Archives: Ellen

If You Can Keep Your Head

When I began writing novels, I named the first one Unforgiving Minutes, and quoted the last four lines of “If” at the start (“If you can fill the unforgiving minute . . .”).  I sold my second novel first, but … Continue reading

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The All-Nighter

Well, friends, I had to pull an all-nighter. But the manuscript for Knit Your Own Murder went off to my editor this morning, July 14th, 2015. That’s Bastille Day, the day when the French Revolution set the prisoners in the … Continue reading

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Barnes and Noble

Saturday, August 8, 3:00 p.m. — I’ll be at the Barnes and Noble bookstore in Saint Cloud, MN. Address is 3940 Division Street St. Cloud, MN 56301. Phone, 320-251-453

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McGregor, Minnesota Annual Arts Meeting — Open House

The Annual Arts meeting is on Friday July 17, 2015, at the Community Center (41442 State Highway 65, McGregor, MN 55760, 218-768-3239). Open House — all are welcome. Registration at 5:30-6:00 p.m. Dinner 6:00 – 6:45  A catered meal by Sheila … Continue reading

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A New Betsy Devonshire Mystery: Darned If You Do

Meet Monica in one of her famous HATS! Just ahead of its scheduled release date of February 3rd at Once Upon A Crime Mystery Bookstore 604 W. 26th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55405 (East of Lyndale, between Franklin and Lake) Saturday, … Continue reading

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American Needlepoint Guild 2014 Seminar

I’ll be the speaker for the Welcome Banquet for the ANG 2014 Seminar at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile hotel. The cash bar starts at 5:45 pm on Sunday, August 24, followed by the dinner at 6:30 pm. Odds … Continue reading

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Mathematics

Yes, mathematics. A friend sent me a link to an article in Scientific American about knitting mathematical objects. The title of the article, The Stunning Symbiosis between Math and Knitting, is not complete — they seldom are. There’s crochet and … Continue reading

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