Tag Archives: suspense

In the Beginning

John Clark playing with beginnings. I’m aware that many writers I know, or follow through online blogs are feeling the funk of an extended pandemic. I have no such problem, at least in terms of short stories. I’m particularly pleased … Continue reading

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Baseball is Life; Life is Baseball

By Brenda Buchanan Baseball is reassuring. It makes me feel as if the world is not going to blow up. Pulitzer prize-winning poet Sharon Olds said that, and she’s right. Especially in this crazy political summer that we all know is … Continue reading

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Susan Vaughan here. When the characters and the plot for my new release On Deadly Ground came to me, I knew I needed to go to Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula and experience the jungle and Maya ruins up close. Yes, it’s … Continue reading

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Mystery or thriller? What’s the difference?

James Hayman: These days, like most of the other writers who contribute to this blog, I’m frequently invited by bookstores, book discussion groups and public libraries to discuss the art and the craft of writing crime fiction. In fact, I’ll … Continue reading

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