So we were getting a clear winner there when Mollie chimed in and pointed out that head shots were out of date and that the half-body shot was current. Good news: I actually had that for the one that was winning here, so I got to please Mollie AND Argh:
But I think I might use the one where I’m cracking up (Patricia Gaffney is a very funny lady) as my avatar:
I’m not sure because Bob says it looks like I’m yelling at a raccoon.
But I thank you all for your input and support. You’re the best.
I was pulling all the pub stuff together and realized that this is my thirtieth year of publication. Manhunting was published in 1993, and now Liz and Vince in 2023. Not sure what that means. Maybe I’ll just get Krissie down here and make Pat go out to lunch with us and they can lavish praise on me. With lots of snark. That could be fun.
Below: Avatars from the 90s, the 2000s, the 2010s, and the 2020s.
Can you tell that second one was a professional studio shot? I love the glassy eyes. And then in the next decade I loosened up and wrote a ghost story. Good times.