Author Archives: janegorman

About janegorman

Mystery writer

What’s in a Name?

I had the great pleasure of attending a presentation by Elizabeth George at a New England Crime Bake conference a few years back. Ms. George is one of my favorite authors — not just one of my favorite mystery writers, … Continue reading

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Inspiration

There is a neighborhood in Washington, D.C., called Kalorama. I lived not too far from there for a few years, just down the street in Dupont Circle. Dupont Circle was a fabulous place to live, particularly as a young, single … Continue reading

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Lost at Sea

I’ve always been jealous of writers who could think about a story then sit down and write it. You know, no plotting out red herrings and unrelated secrets, no writing up long and complicated character statements, just thinking about a … Continue reading

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The Little Things

A good book draws the reader in, makes her forget her own worries, the to-do list waiting on the fridge, the snow outside that needs shoveling (at this time of year, anyway!). How do the best authors achieve this? There … Continue reading

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Going Somewhere Beautiful

I love going to beautiful places. After all, who doesn’t? Leaving your life and worries behind to visit somewhere romantic or cozy or exciting. And while I love traveling, that’s not the only way to get carried off. I recently … Continue reading

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The Fun Kind of Research

I had the great pleasure this month of conducting some serious research for one of my upcoming books.   Each of my books takes places in a different city, town or country. I’m currently working on book 5 in the … Continue reading

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More than a Feeling

I have an old, rough, gray woolen blanket that means the world to me. The blanket has been in my family for three generations and can be traced back to a very sad time in my grandfather’s life, during WWII. … Continue reading

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