Posted on 01/12/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Writing advice, when it comes to world-building, often focuses on science fiction and fantasy. That said, copy editor/pr...

Categories: Behind the scenes

Tagged As: Mystery, Writing advice

Posted on 12/20/2018 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

This week’s By The Book feature is hopefully less controversial than last week’s. Scottish crime writer Ian...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on 12/20/2018 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

As a child, Doranna Durgin responded to commands to play outside by climbing a tree and reading or writing in its limbs....

Categories: Author Interview

Posted on 12/06/2018 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Authors invited or allowed to expand on someone else’s beloved fiction must ride quite the emotional roller-coaste...

Categories: Author Interview

Posted on 12/04/2018 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Starz hit ratings paydirt by adapting Diana Gabaldon's Outlander series, and now it's turning to mystery au...

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: Mystery, TV adaptation

Posted on 11/29/2018 at 12:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The running debate over how much weight to give an author’s life beyond his or her literary efforts has manifested...

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: Awards, Mystery, Scandal

Posted on 11/05/2018 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s a dark and dreary day in Des Moines, so it seemed fitting that we stumbled upon footage of Ian Fleming’...

Tagged As: Mystery, Thriller, Video

Posted on 11/01/2018 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s no mystery how Anita Rodgers wound up writing novels for (part of) her living. As a shy kid, she found it far...

Categories: Author Interview

Posted on 10/31/2018 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If you’re new to writing mysteries, Zara Altair wants to introduce you to an important character with whom you mig...

Categories: Behind the scenes

Tagged As: Mystery, Writing advice

Posted on 10/14/2018 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Have a sweet tooth or even just a perpetually rumbling belly? Brittany Ross of Eater thinks you may enjoy checking...

Tagged As: Just for fun, Mystery