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Killer Nashville Claymore Award deadline approaching
Over $1,500 in prizes and possible agent, publisher, and movie deal
Submit first 50 pages at www.ClaymoreAward.com
DEADLINE April 30, 2014

“What separates Killer Nashville from other conferences is that it’s about relationships.” – Clay Stafford, founder of Killer Nashville / Suspense Magazine Sept-Oct 2013
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Our Guests of Honor for the 2014 Killer Nashville Writers’ Conference are Bestselling authors Lisa Jackson and William Kent Krueger
Bestselling author Lisa Jackson

Bestselling author Lisa Jackson

Lisa Jackson is neck deep in murder, her books appear on The  New York TimesUSA Today, and Publishers Weekly national bestseller lists. As those who know her can attest, this funny, smart woman who enjoys making the hair stand up on the back of her readers’ necks (read more)…

Bestselling Author William Kent Krueger

Bestselling Author William Kent Krueger


William Kent Krueger briefly attended Stanford University—before being kicked out for radical activities.  After that, he logged timber, worked construction, tried his hand at free-lance journalism, and eventually ended up researching child development at the University of Minnesota.  He currently makes his living as a full-time author (read more)…