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Ghost Stories

I have been working on a ghost story. My hope is that either the Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine or the Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine will publish it in their sections for first time writers. 995 more words

Captian's Log

Got to Make Your Own Breaks*

It’s not easy to be an entrepreneur. First, you have to have a good business idea – something people will want. Then, you have to market that idea to investors, unless you’re wealthy yourself (and most entrepreneurs don’t start out with a lot of money). 1,063 more words

Agatha Christie

These Are the Stories of Edgar Allan Poe*

As this is posted, it’s 176 years since Edgar Allan Poe’s The Murders in the Rue Morgue was first published in Graham’s Magazine. This is the story that introduced the world to C. 898 more words

Agatha Christie

Right-handed or Left-handed

When the situation calls for an examination, it is always of the utmost importance to check if it is possible to know if the criminal was right-handed or not. 342 more words

Ellery Queen

I Can't Do My Homework Anymore*

It’s Sunday as this is posted, a day when young people everywhere are scrambling to finish up those school assignments before they have to be turned in on Monday. 1,051 more words


Living in a World of Make-Believe*

Have you ever known people who lived very much in what we sometimes call a world of their own? Sometimes, it seems as though people like that have lost touch with reality, even if they can function in the actual world. 1,045 more words

Agatha Christie

Yes, I Know I'm Just an Outcast*

As this is posted, it’s the 167th anniversary of the publication of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s classic The Scarlet Letter. As you’ll know, it’s the story of Hester Prynne, who has a child out of wedlock and is therefore, punished for adultery. 1,205 more words

Agatha Christie