Re: RARA-AVIS: Bouchercon (Toronto, Oct 7-10)

From: Karin Montin (
Date: 05 Jul 2004

Bill and Jim, I'm convinced--I've got better ways to spend 75 bucks, but I'll definitely turn up for a low-cost RA meeting. Bill, I think you've volunteered to be the organizer, right?

Karin At 02:52 PM 05/07/2004 -0700, Jim Doherty wrote:
>Karin and Bill,
>Re your questions and comments:
>> : Those of you who have been to Bouchercon before,
>> is the Saturday banquet
>> : really a big highlight worth signing up for?
>Karin, I find it hard to get enthusiastic at the
>prospect of spending more for a mass-produced meal
>than I would at a decent restaurant for an
>individually prepared meal. Consequently, I tend to
>avoid banquets at mystery conventions.
>However, I probably WILL be a the Private Eye Writers
>awards banquet, which is always coincident with (but
>semi-autonomous from) Bouchercon.
>> I have no idea, but I'll be there. Closer to the
>> date, let's make a plan
>> for a get-together for all the rare birds coming to
>> Hogtown. The start of
>> October is a really nice time of year here.
>Great idea, Bill! That I'll make a POINT of getting

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