Interview: Mystery Author Bob Spearman

“I don’t always write, but when I do, I go into a trance and write the movie playing in my head #yaquote #MysteryAI goo.gl/HE3eIo” — recent Tweet from Bob Spearman. INTERVIEW with BOB SPEARMAN As a fellow member of #MysteryAuthorsInternational, I was privileged to interact with Bob Spearman, author of three novels, Shrimpin’ Gold, Turf…

Kathy Steinemann Shares 100 Ways To Shrug

Thanks, Nicholas C. Rossis, for sharing this treasure from Kathy Steinemann.  I’m definitely going to connect with her blog. This is practical and thorough information.  Writers, take note!   Award-winning author Kathy Steinemann recently shared a great resource: over 100 ways to say “shrug.” As all of my first-draft characters seem to have a nervous…

Audiobook Review: The White Russian Caper

Audiobook Review:  The White Russian Caper, A Damien Dickens Mystery, by Phyllis Entis Audiobook narrated by Tom Lennon   ★★★★ Four stars from reviewer Iris Chacon. The reviewer received a complimentary download of the audiobook in exchange for an honest, objective review.   Fans of the Damien Dickens mysteries will enjoy the new, more openly affectionate relationship…

Review: ELEMENTARY, SHE READ

Review: ELEMENTARY, SHE READ, A Sherlock Holmes Bookshop Mystery, by VICKI DELANY. A literate, clever and enthralling contemporary murder mystery with no offensive material. Rated 5 out of 5 stars by Iris Chacon. This writer received an Advance Reading Copy from the publisher in exchange for an honest, objective review.   The Sherlock Holmes Bookshop…

What Writers Really Do

Writers will enjoy this recent article written by George Saunders for The Guardian. Here’s just a molecule from it. Master of a universe … Illustration by Yann Kebbi for Review.   We often discuss art this way: the artist had something he “wanted to express”, and then he just, you know … expressed it. We…

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