D.M. Pirrone is the nom de plume of Diane Piron-Gelman, a freelance writer and editor with nearly twenty years’ experience. No Less in Blood is her first mystery novel. Other recent publishing credits include “She Kindly Stopped For Me”, in the fantasy-horror anthology Lucifer’s Shadow (White Wolf Publishing, 2002) and Handbook: Major Periphery States (Catalyst Game Labs, 2009), a novel-length fictional history for the BattleTech role-playing game.
A Chicago native, history buff and avid mystery reader, Ms. Piron-Gelman is a longtime member of Mystery Writers of America and Sisters in Crime. She is also an adoptee, with personal experience of the desire to find one’s roots. She lives on the Northwest Side with her husband Stephen and two sons, David and Isaac.
New Year's Resolution: Take Back Your Life, Finish Your Novel and Get Published!
Looking for an event to whet your writing appetite? Love Is Murder 2013, Chicago's premier mystery conference, presents the perfect inspiration for aspiring writers to finish that novel and get it published. On January 12, I will be appearing along with fellow debut novelist Michele May to talk about how we did it, from first draft to publication. This event will be held in the Adult Classroom at the Schaumburg Township District Library Main Branch, 130 S. Roselle Rd., from 10:30 to noon. Free and open to the public!
Check out my podcast interview with John Byk of Writers Alive, about NO LESS IN BLOOD and mystery writing in general (see link at right).
Blog interview with Morgen Bailey on Wednesday, July 6th (see link at right)