Gay was interviewed on Chatting With Authors
Hear Gay’s interview by Will Zeilinger and Janet Elizabeth Lynn on Chatting With Authors. Will Zeilinger and Janet Elizabeth Lynn created “Chatting With Authors,” a channel that features informal interviews with authors of varied genres, produced via Zoom, and aired every Friday on YouTube.
The Writing Inspiration
Sitting at Thomas Hardy’s desk in his home on a Road Scholar trip (see Travel Diary Raleigh to Literary England, May 2016), Kinman receives inspiration to write—but not like T.H.! From this trip came the Greenway series of mystery short stories set at Agatha Christie’s holiday home named Greenway.
The Book Talk & Signing
Kinman displaying her novels at a book talk and signing with other authors in La Crescenta, California.
One of Kinman’s most exciting moments—talking to the actors who performed her play Baskets to Jade, a biographical work about Grace Nicholson, a unique business woman in the early 1900s in Pasadena, California.
Kinman discussing lines in her play with the two actors in Baskets to Jade.
Kinman waving to her cameraman husband from their hotel room near St. Mark’s Square, the heart of Venice, on a Road Scholar trip. (See Travel Diary Paris and Venice, May 2017.)
On a Road Scholar trip to Crete (See Travel Diary Crete and Athens March-April 2019), one of the members of the group, Betsy Wenger, wanted to take Kinman’s picture as her outfit matched the doorknob in Heraklion. No murder on this trip—yet.
For The Children
Kinman, just before her interactive workshop on “How To Write a Mystery” at the Hasting Ranch Branch Library in Pasadena, California, to children’s book writers and illustrators, posing before the mystery mural featuring the Hardy Boys, Nancy Drew, Scooby-Doo, and Sherlock Holmes.
The Meet & Greet
Prolific mystery author Gayle Bartos-Pool and Kinman at a book talk and signing in La Crescenta, California.
Gay on the widow’s walk at the Curry Mansion in Key West.
At the 2022 Left Coast Crime Convention in Albuquerque, NM with Meredith Taylor.
At the 2022 Left Coast Crime Convention in Albuquerque, NM with Susan Epstein. Gay was on a panel about short stories titled “Keep It Short.”
William Zeilinger and Gay Toltl Kinman at the LA Times Festival of Books, Apr 23-24, 2022.
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