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Kate Warne: First Female Detective

While hard-boiled female detectives may seem to be a recent development (at least in fiction), they really aren’t in reality. In fact, the first female detective in the United States was Kate Warne, who worked at the Pinkerton Detective Agency in the 1800s (the...

S. 2, Ep. 11: A Chat with Author Simon Wood

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My Podcast Interview with Crime Writer Simon Wood

Follow my blog with Bloglovin This week’s Crime Cafe podcast features my interview with the awesome crime writer Simon Wood. Don’t forget that you have until next Monday to enter his book giveaway! Click on that link for the details. So, without further...

Simon Wood’s Guest Post and Book Giveaway

Today’s guest post and book giveaway is being provided by the awesome crime fiction author Simon Wood, who also writes horror under the name Simon Janus. I’m thrilled to say that Simon will be a guest on the next Crime Cafe podcast! And, as part of his...

S. 2, Ep. 10: A Chat with Author Reece Hirsch

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The Crime Cafe Interview with Reece Hirsch

As per usual every other Wednesday, today I have the Crime Cafe interview on YouTube. This week’s victim guest is Reece Hirsch, awesome privacy/cybercrimes attorney and thriller author! So … without further ado, here’s the Crime Cafe episode on...

Why I’m a Mystery Writer

There are many reasons why I started off as a mystery writer. I’ll go through a few of those reasons now. For one thing, I’ve always loved reading mysteries. So it was natural for me to want to write mysteries, having read so many of them. And, like many a...

‘The Last Hurrah’ A Film Noir Review

I don’t usually post movie reviews here. However, since this is a short film noir, I thought in this case I’d make an exception. Especially given the fact that it’s Noirvember or #Noirvember, to use the hashtag. :) Review of The Last Hurrah The Last Hurrah is both a...

Guest Post and Giveaway From Author Reece Hirsch

It’s my great pleasure to have as a guest blogger (who’s doing a book giveaway) an author I was fortunate enough to meet way back when I was new to the whole publishing thing! His name is Reece Hirsch and he’s yet another lawyer I’m featuring...

Scenes from a Criminally Great Book Signing

On Saturday, I attended the Sisters in Crime Mystery Extravaganza, which is the Chessie Chapter’s end of the year big book signing event. This year, it was held at The Writer’s Center in Chevy Chase, MD. Or Bethesda. Hey, whatever. Somewhere in that...

Tomorrow is the Sisters in Crime Book Signing!

I’m thrilled to announce that the local Sisters in Crime book signing is taking place tomorrow from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. (more or less). You can read the details above. There’ll be 16 authors there — including moi! And it’s absolutely free! With...

Check Out My Book Reading on the Crime Cafe

Due to unfortunate circumstances, this week’s Crime Cafe guest author has been rescheduled. So, this week the podcast will feature a book reading from my first novel, Identity Crisis. You may recall, I previously read Chapter One of the book. Therefore, the...

How to Become a Successful Writer

So, this weekend, I got to watch some videos about indie authors, presumably with the goal of informing me how to become a successful writer. Well, to be brutally honest here, most of the videos dealt with things I already knew. So really, a lot of it was for complete...

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