Doing the Konrath III

Author Joe Konrath, the champion of stock signing, has inspired me to drop in on bookstores wherever I go and sign the stock of DIAGNOSIS MURDER novels. This weekend, I was up in Seattle. The tally:  Eight stores visited, 53 books signed.

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  1. Joe’s well on his way to being an adjective.
    Konrathly. adj. (con rath lee)
    1. To pursue something in an aggressive fashion. 2. Act as if the very hounds of hell are nipping at your heels. 3. Innovative, aggressive, persistent, slightly lunatic.
    Usage: Frank promoted his used-car dealership in a konrathly fashion.
    Origin: Based on early 21st Century crime novelist Joseph “J.A.” Konrath. See also: James Brown of Book Promotion. See also: Whiskey Sour, Bloody Mary, Rusty Nail, Dirty Martini, Frozen Zombie, Tequila Mockingbird. See also: Chicago authors. See also: Jacquelyn “Jack” Daniels.


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