Category Archives: mystery

Excited about 2019 by Paty Jager

I think the last time I was so excited about a new year, it was 40 years ago. The reason being, my hubby’s mother told him he couldn’t get married until he was 21. She had a strange reason why, … Continue reading

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Writing in the new year

By Sally Carpenter In the Ladies of Mystery rotation, my post is always the first one each month, which means I get to kick off the new year. I’ve made my 2019 writing resolutions. First off, I have a 90-minute … Continue reading

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Why January Is NOT My Favorite Month!

Perhaps it’s because I was a summer baby—born in the high humidity and temperatures of Fort Worth, Texas, on an early summer morning in June. Maybe it’s because for the next month I’ll be writing checks and letters dated with … Continue reading

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New Year- New Insights

Several of the Ladies of Mystery have some info about how they begin a new year or resolutions they make. I don’t make New Year’s resolutions. When I discover the need for change, I do it, no matter what time … Continue reading

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Traditions change over the years. Since we’ve been in Springville, we’ve celebrated Christmas in many different ways—but the last few years we’ve had our family dinner and gift opening on Christmas Eve. Once again we’re doing it different—our dinner will … Continue reading

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Filling the Stockings by Paty Jager

I don’t know about other mystery writers, but Christmas for me is like plotting a great caper. Nothing thrills me more than finding the perfect gift for a family member of friend. Then there comes the wrapping. It had to … Continue reading

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Who IS this person?

If you’re asking yourself that question, I’d like to answer it for you. I am brand new to The Ladies of Mystery Blog. My name is Pat Wood. My pen name is Patricia Smith Wood, and I write the Harrie … Continue reading

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