Category Archives: mystery

Killer Ideas by Paty Jager

I was visiting with my brother this weekend and he told me I had to come visit him. He had discovered some great ways to murder someone at the new fish hatchery where he works. Not that we think a … Continue reading

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What’s an author to do?

By Sally Carpenter New authors looking for publishers now have two less options. Last month Oak Tree Press, an independent publisher of novels in various genres, closed its doors. That came as no surprise. Some years ago the publisher had … Continue reading

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Guest Blog Interview with Lois Winston

Today we are interviewing USA Today award-winning and best selling author, Lois Winston. If you have checked out her Killer Crafts & Crafty Killers blog:  It’s a must. She has great stuff going on over there all the time. … Continue reading

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Holiday Recipes from the Ladies of Mystery

Since this is the 5th Monday of the month and we don’t have a person scheduled, we decided to make the 5th Monday or Thursday of a month a day when we gather and give you recipes, talk about our … Continue reading

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Promotion, Not My Favorite Task

As all writers know, promotion is a necessary part of being an author. Necessary if we are to sell our books. Though I can’t speak for ever author, I know that I’d much rather be spending my time writing. Because … Continue reading

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The Importance of Setting by Karen Shughart

As I write this, it’s raining. Heavily and steadily. And there’s a bit of a chill in the air. After all, it’s fall, a transition month of warm days, cool nights, brilliant sunshine and cloudless skies; apples, pumpkins, red orange, … Continue reading

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Pulling in the Reader by Paty Jager

Following the clues may not only stop the wedding… but separate Shandra and Ryan for life. This is the tagline for my latest release. When I wrote it, I didn’t realize the impact it has on readers. Especially those who have … Continue reading

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