Category Archives: mystery

The Complications of Family

As I write this post, I have to admit I’m not entirely focused on writing. I’m thinking more about my plans later today to head out to visit my Dad. Because today is Father’s Day, at least here in the … Continue reading

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California Crime Writers Conference

Last weekend was the California Crime Writers Conference, a bi-annual two-day conference sponsored by Sisters in Crime/Los Angeles and the Los Angeles chapter of Mystery Writers of America. Since I’m on the board of Sisters in Crime/LA, I’ve been working … Continue reading

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Shiny new release! by Paty Jager

This is late! I wrote it and thought I’d scheduled the post to go live yesterday, but no, it was still in my folder. So, after a day delay, here is my post! The 8th book of my Shandra Higheagle … Continue reading

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Just one more plot hole

by Sally Carpenter Even the best writers don’t always get it right. Last year I purchased the complete “Columbo” DVD set—every episode from the 1968 pilot through the final case in 2003. The quality of the writing was superb, with … Continue reading

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5th Week Frenzy

I just noticed that there are 5 weeks in May and we only have 4 weeks scheduled with our regular bloggers so…. any mystery writer so sees this, post your latest release or a book you have at a reduced … Continue reading

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Solving a Puzzle to Escape

Fun and something we’d never heard of before. On a recent trip to visit our eldest daughter and family, she arranged for us to visit, Get a Clue, an escape room in Temecula. Everyone said, “Oh, Mom will be good … Continue reading

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Did You Like It?

If you follow many authors on social media or through their newsletters, then you’ve probably seen a request for readers to post reviews. These days, for whatever reason, reviews are king! It’s not a new concept. Even before the internet … Continue reading

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