Sasscer Hill’s first novel, Full Mortality, garnered an Agatha nomination. After writing the third book in the horse racing series featuring Nikki Latrelle, Sasscer came to a decision, one I’m not sure I like. But I know whatever ...―
--> ∙ While researching for the betterment of my current WIP, I sought out books to read in which the main characters were female, defense attorneys since my main character is a retired defense attorney. I wanted to find out how ...―
--> ∙ I had read Warren Bull’s Murder Manhattan Style, an anthology of his short stories featuring Manhattan settings, in New York and in Kansas Territory, and liked them and their range. When I read Warren’s new Young...―
--> ∙ Few writers are nominated for an Agatha Award for their first published story. Barb Goffman’s fame precedes her collection Don’t Get Mad, Get Even, recently released from Wildside Press. The collection contains...―
Five Star Publishing released Linda Reilly’s first published novel Some Enchanted Murder on April 13th. Linda gave me an advanced copy. Once reading, I found myself enmeshed in a page-turner. Popular culture from the 1950s and 1960s ...―
--> ∙ The Sisters in Crime Guppies (an acronym of The Great Unpublished—GUPs, which turned into Guppies) newest anthology, Fish Nets, now swims the book market. Wildside Press also published the group’s first ...―
--> ∙ If you haven’t read Lowcountry Boil by Susan Boyer, expect a fun rollercoaster read. In addition to winning and placing in respected RWA contests, Lowcountry Boil’s nomination for the prestigious Agatha mystery...―
My main character has retired from her defense-attorney practice. Although she’s retired, I think her first reactions to the case and investigation I’ve presented to her, will be those of a defense attorney. So far, I’ve sought ...―
I’m not a big fan of practical jokes. Like ribald humor, practical jokes tend to be base and coarse. Okay, maybe some are cute, but for the most part, I’m not enamored of people making fun of each other or making others look foolish. I...―
Creating main characters that readers identify with and feel sympathy for requires a special writing talent. Just when the reader gets to know James Montgomery Jackson’s main character, Seamus McCree, he surprises or shocks the reader with ...―
Currently around a half of organizations ranging in size from SMEs to large multinationals ...
∙ One of the few things I consider when buying a frock is the print. Growing up, I ...
My first thought when I saw the topic for this weeks Photo Challenge: Curves was the ...