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In Your Easter Bonnet With All the Frills Upon It*

Yesterday I made mention of the role that footwear plays in crime fiction. Never one to leave things half-done, I thought it only right to do a ‘head to toe’ job of it and take a look today at the way hats figure into the genre. 1,267 more words

Agatha Christie

Three Writerly Blogs for You to Visit

Today I thought I’d pass along three of the writerly resources that I visit often.

One of my favourite blogs is by Kristi Holl, author of… 278 more words


Mystery Of The "Hybrid": Just A Phase For Authors?

A friend at Penguin—the book publisher, not the water fowl—recently tweeted about how when she fixed a typo in her LinkedIn profile, the system fired off a message to “Congratulate Colleen on her new job!” Maybe you’ve noticed this about LinkedIn. 1,473 more words

Checklist for Writing a Mystery Novel

One of the many mystery/crime writing blogs I follow is called Writing Mystery is Murder by Elizabeth Spann Craig.  Craig is an accomplished mystery novelist and award-winning blogger, and she always posts incredibly helpful articles about the business of being a writer.  733 more words


Let's Make a Difference People*

Writers notice things about human nature; that’s how believable characters come to life. The writer can take a given trait and make it work in any number of ways in a story, too. 1,397 more words

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