Posted on 05/04/2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Today we're interviewing Walter Marks, who writes crime and mystery fiction. In addition to writing fiction, he has also written...

Categories: Author Interview

Posted on 04/29/2022 at 09:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Congratulations to the winners of the 2022 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, which honor the best mystery fiction, nonfiction, and television!...

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: Awards, Book lists, Mystery

Posted on 03/19/2022 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Each new year brings a fresh crop of books (and other creative material) newly out of copyright and into the...

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Posted on 03/14/2022 at 10:29 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Acclaimed author Ron Franscell's ten myths about crime-writing are worth a read even if you don't write crime. That's because...

Categories: Behind the scenes

Posted on 02/28/2022 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The red-herring character in a mystery novel (or in a mystery plot line in any genre of novel) draws the...

Categories: Behind the scenes

Posted on 02/22/2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Literary media has called our attention to two interesting re-releases from decades past. In the fiction department, we now have...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on 01/20/2022 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Mystery Writers of America announced the contenders for the annual Edgar Allan Poe Awards, which honor the best mystery...

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: Awards, Book lists, Mystery

Posted on 11/23/2021 at 11:07 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Authors of all genres want to — or at least should want to — keep their readers guessing just a...

Categories: Behind the scenes

Posted on 11/23/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Some folks in the publishing industry are assuring authors that they can, in fact, sell books through TikTok. Here’s another...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on 11/15/2021 at 10:45 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Cozy mysteries never really left the literary landscape, but Alyse Burnside realized recently that they’re still making a comeback, of...

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: Mystery