Another slice of desk


Four-part interview with AARP TEXAS: Taking up the Pen

New Literati interview: Taking up the Pen in Retirement

BookPeople: Meredith Lee interview

A Sneak Preview of upcoming events in 2018:

April 5th: Dixie Lee Evatt and Sue Meredith Cleveland (aka Meredith Lee) have been invited to speak at the Austin Woman’s Club. Copies of SHROUDED: A Crispin Leads Mystery will be available for sale. 20% of the proceeds will be donated to the AWC for restoration purposes.

Past Events:

2017 Writers’ League of Texas Agents and Editors Conference

SHROUDED is a finalist in the WLT manuscript contest
Shrouded: A Crispin Leads Mystery is a finalist in the 2017 Writers’ League of Texas Manuscript Contest


September, 2017

at The Writing Barn

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New and Noteworthy:


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The San Marcos Library:

September 30th, 2017

This was an educational event for the public to learn the various aspects of writing, branding, marketing, and generating sales from an interesting panel discussion of industry experts.

San Marcos Library

Sisters in Crime Heart of Texas Chapter:

At today’s meeting, SINC Heart of Texas Chapter celebrated Sisters in Crime’s 30th birthday with a champagne toast, birthday cake, and readings from original works by seven of its members: David Ciambrone, Kathy Gresham, Helen Currie Foster, Sue Cleveland, Noreen Cedeno, Fran Paino, and Kathy Waller.

Sue reading at Sisters in Crime Sue Meredith Cleveland (half of the Meredith Lee team) reading from SHROUDED.


November 4th and 5th, 2017

2017 TBF Signing Schedule (1)

Dixie and Sue at the WLT booth at TBF Nov. 5 Dixie Lee Evatt and Sue Meredith Cleveland (aka Meredith Lee) signing books at the Writers’ League of Texas booth at the Texas Book Festival.

Sisters in Crime Sue Meredith Cleveland and Dixie Lee Evatt (aka Meredith Lee), and K.P. Gresham selling books at the Sisters in Crime booth at the Texas Book Festival.


BookPeople, Austin, Texas:

November 10, 2017

Our book signing was standing room only. ATX, thank you for supporting Meredith Lee and your local independent bookstore!

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Book Signing in Stephenville, Texas:

Thank you to Michele Dunkerley, Jean and Jess Elliott, Deanna and Bob Glasgow, Jane Hickie, and Nicki and Don Jones for hosting a book signing for Meredith Lee.

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University of Texas OLLI LAMP Program

January 25th, 2018:

Dixie Lee Evatt and Sue Meredith Cleveland (aka Meredith Lee) were invited to speak as part of the Creative World subject at the University of Texas OLLI LAMP Program.


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February 8, 2018

IMG_2690.jpgDixie Lee Evatt and Sue Meredith Cleveland (aka Meredith Lee) enjoyed a night on the town with Hillcrest Book Club. There should be a prize for avid readers.





February 11, 2018

The Heart of Texas Chapter of Sisters in Crime invited Dixie Lee Evatt and Sue Meredith Cleveland (aka Meredith Lee)  to tell them “the steps they took and the adventures they had in launching their first book last fall.”

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March 2, 2018

Dixie Lee Evatt and Sue Meredith Cleveland, aka Meredith Lee, enjoyed this mornings lively discussion about SHROUDED: A Crispin Leads Mystery. St. Mark’s Page Turners, thank you for reading our book. Readers make the world a better place.