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

Posted on 10/11/2018 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

On this day in 1925, Elmore Leonard — “the Dickens of Detroit” — was born. The author of Get Sho...

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: Just for fun, Mystery

Posted on 10/08/2018 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

“Write what you know” is all well and good if you’re not a law-abiding citizen who’s also a crim...

Categories: Behind the scenes

Posted on 08/15/2018 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

When author Janice J. Richardson first dreamed of publishing her memoir, she expected there to be a magic “fairy-t...

Categories: Author Interview

Posted on 08/13/2018 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Cozy-mystery author Jerusha Jones has truly made the most of the cards she was dealt. To be clear, she was dealt several...

Categories: Author Interview

Posted on 08/09/2018 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Internet is full of Joe Biden-Barack Obama “bromance” memes. Author Andrew Shaffer took the joke a step...

Categories: Author Interview

Posted on 08/02/2018 at 02:03 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author John Scherber surely must pinch himself when he wakes up each morning. Over a decade ago, he fled office life and...

Categories: Author Interview