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Old 02-18-2013, 05:25 AM   #1
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I've just joined. I write the Paul Jacobson Geezer-lit Mystery Series, the most recent being Cruising in Your Eighties Is Murder, a finalist for The Lefty Award for best humorous mystery of 2012. Anyone else here writing geezer-lit?
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Old 02-18-2013, 05:29 AM   #2
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Dunno, Mike, but there are plenty of Geezers here.

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Old 02-18-2013, 06:20 AM   #8
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Hi, Mike!

This site is very cool. Glad to see you here.

You should explain the prestigious Lefty Award.

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I don't, but I would love to converse with you some time and learn some writing tips. Welcome!
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Old 02-18-2013, 08:07 AM   #11
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Welcome Mike! I write mysteries as well, but my gals are teens.

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Old 02-18-2013, 05:59 PM   #13
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Old 02-18-2013, 06:33 PM   #14
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Old 02-18-2013, 08:14 PM   #16
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I'm a geezer who writes mysteries. My main characters are a middle-aged couple, but there are plenty of geezers lurking about.

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Welcome. Let me think on this geezer word you use. hmm. When was I born? ah, never mind. Nice to meet you, in any case.
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Old 02-19-2013, 04:03 AM   #20
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The Lefty Award is given out each year at the Left Coast Crime Conference for the best humorous mystery. This year the conference is from March 21-24 in Colorado Springs, CO.
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Good luck at the conference, Mike. The mystery to me is how Colorado can be considered the west coast. Someone expecting a big tsunami?
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Welcome. Humorous mystery sounds like a fun genre.
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