Category Archives: mystery

Too Many Ideas Not Enough Time by Paty Jager

If only I could write twice as fast! Ideas come at me like raindrops in a storm.  Some ideas seem like a great idea at the time and as I get closer to writing the story, decide it won’t work. … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger-Kathleen Kaska

Truth in Fiction Readers often ask me if my mysteries are based on real-life crimes and circumstances. My answer is that my imagination provides what I need for my plots, so using actual cases is not necessary. However, there are … Continue reading

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Who is That Woman? by Patricia Smith Wood

Up until a couple of years ago, I never gave a lot of thought to a rather controversial subject. In fact, I didn’t even know there was a controversy. Most of us pick up our speech patterns as small children. … Continue reading

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A Dickens of a tale by Sally Carpenter

Although we’re past the Christmas season, every writer should watch the movie “The Man Who Invented Christmas.” It’s the perfect examination of a writer’s life. The title is a misnomer. Charles Dickens didn’t invent Christmas. He only revitalized interest in … Continue reading

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Oh, My Goodness, What We Authors Do for Promotion

After all the work we’ve put into our latest mystery, we’d certainly like to have people read it. At least that’s my hope. In order for that to happen, we have to figure out ways to get the word out. … Continue reading

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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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