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Agatha Christie was The Woman on the Orient Express

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Writing the Mystery - Howdunit?

When writing a cozy mystery, you need to decide upon crime scene details even though interpersonal relations and not forensic investigations are your story’s focus. Here’s an example of what this means. 654 more words

The Writing Life

Book Review: You Will Know Me by Megan Abbott

Where do you get your book recommendations from? One of my reliable sources for good books are those recommended by Author Stephen King. A voracious reader, King, recommends good reads every once in a while on Facebook. 499 more words


If you’re looking for a political suspense with a sci-fi twist, look no further than De’nesha Diamond’s novel Conspiracy. Set in Washington, D.C., this book weaves together the lives of those in the federal government and those on the other side of the tracks trying to survive day-to-day. 111 more words

Book Reviews

Writing the Mystery - Whodunit?

During the Discovery phase of your novel, which I discuss in my post on Five Stages of Writing, you’ll begin formulating the characters. If you’re writing a mystery series, you may already know the protagonists and recurrent characters. 855 more words

The Writing Life

Boomerang! (1947)


An early Elia Kazan picture, sitting somewhere between the work of a solid journeyman studio director of the time and the more renowned sense of theatrical realism we would come to expect from Kazan’s later work. 128 more words

Film Reviews

Lock the Door - Review


by: Jane Holland

Published: January 10, 2017

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Meghan Smith has always been a protective mother. Her baby son, Harry, has a life-threatening condition and is never far from her sight.

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