Author Archives: Vicki Doudera

The Mystery Dog Comes to Camden

A month ago, my oldest son Matt texted me from St. Croix in the Virgin Islands, where he lives and works as the Captain of a 120-foot charter yacht. He was coming home for a visit on April 29th, and … Continue reading

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Little Stories — Big Challenges

Vicki Doudera here. I’ve been thinking lots about short stories lately: what makes me want to read them, how they can satisfy us, and how they work in general. Most likely this is because I really enjoyed writing one over … Continue reading

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On the Trail of a Story

Vicki Doudera here, in the throes of finishing a short crime story.  Well – kind of – because right now I’m writing this blog, and yesterday I had to put in several hours at my “other” job as a real … Continue reading

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As the Crowd Turns

When I was a young girl, I often came home from school to find my mother standing in the living room at her ironing board, a cigarette in hand, and the television playing her favorite (and if I recall correctly, … Continue reading

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Want a Scary Day Job?

Vicki Doudera here.  I’m traveling this week and so am recycling a column from three years ago about my double life.  Enjoy! Last week I was telling a woman about my murder mystery series, and she shivered and asked me … Continue reading

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