Tag Archives: SinCNE

Pictures and Mysteries: SinCNE Announces Pinterest Site!

Social media for mystery authors can be a wonderful way to connect with readers. And one of the most enjoyable is Pinterest — but it might be one of the least used, so far, by authors. Yet it is fun … Continue reading

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Sisters in Crime Success Stories — A New Series of Interviews by Hank Phillippi Ryan

The names of the first “Sisters” include Sara Paretsky, who convened the gathering; Nancy Pickard, first president of the board; and Margaret Maron, first vice-president. The whole board was stunning and even more so today, looking back at that crucial … Continue reading

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Pacing – a Crime Bake master class with Paul Doiron

The New England Crime Bake mystery conference for 2013 may be over, but the lessons learned can still be shared. I took Paul Doiron‘s (dwohr-ohn’s) master class “The Art of Pacing: And Then What Happened?” on Friday night. The other … Continue reading

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Yoga for Crime Writers: AKA Corpse Pose

Crime Bake is a wonderful way to connect with writers, agents, editors, publishers and readers who love crime writing. But the annual conference also carries with it some baggage, in the form of physical and mental stress. Enter author and … Continue reading

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YA Mysteries: 5 Ws and an H — What?

The “real photo” postcard shown here rests on my computer desktop, and when I have a little extra time, I slip back into research, trying to find more of its context. My husband Dave found it for me while I … Continue reading

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Resource for writers – live chats every Sunday night

If you’d look to meet published authors, connect with other writers, or just have something new online to do on Sunday or Wednesday evenings, I can recommend The Writer’s Chatroom (TWC). I’ve been a moderator for the past 5 or so … Continue reading

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“Bloody Murder”: Compendium of Homicide, “YA” Style

The Boston Globe today carries an interview by Craig Fehrman with an academic — Michelle Ann Abate, professor of literature at Ohio State. Abate has compiled a list of “grisly literary hits for kids,” as Fehrman describes her work. It … Continue reading

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