Category Archives: Mysteries

LONE STAR LAWLESS Is Here!

LONE STAR LAWLESS: 14 Texas Tales of Crime by Austin Mystery Writers and Friends Paperback and Kindle formats  available from Amazon.com  Proceeds to be donated to Ellis Memorial Library in Aransas Pass, Texas to help replace collections destroyed in Hurricane … Continue reading

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Day of the Dark: Stories of Eclipse

      Interview for Day of the Dark   Are you excited about the upcoming eclipse on August 21rst? Well you aren’t the only one. And Austin Mystery Writer members, Kathy Waller and Laura Oles, contributed stories to an … Continue reading

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Writing as Business: An Epiphany

Please join us at the DAY OF THE DARK launch party Friday, July 21, on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/199463997250907/ The following post first appeared on Writing Wranglers and Warriors.  ***** Writing is a business. That’s what experienced writers tell the wannabes. For a … Continue reading

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What’s Happening?

Posted by M. K. Waller The Austin Mystery Writers blog has been quiet for several months, but we’re still living the Writing Life. Here’s what’s been going on. In November, AMW members, along with Scott Montgomery, Crime Fiction Coordinator at MysteryPeople in Austin, appeared … Continue reading

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Bouchercon 2016: New Orleans

For those who love to read mysteries as well as write them, Bouchercon is where you will find your people– and they will most likely be hanging out in the hotel bar. The 47th Bouchercon World Mystery Convention found its … Continue reading

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Happy 100th, Agatha & Hercule! and Many More

Posted by Kathy Waller This month mystery lovers celebrate two of the most important figures in the history of crime fiction: ~ Agatha Christie, who was born on September 15, 1890, and whose mysteries have outsold everything except Shakespeare and the Bible; and ~ … Continue reading

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Interview With AMW Member, V.P. Chandler

  This is the last installment of the AMW member interviews. Who did I leave out? Me! So some of my fellow members have asked me questions. I must admit, I was a little nervous. Ask me anything! I’ll give … Continue reading

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Murder on Wheels Nominated for 2016 Silver Falchion Award

Posted by Kathy Waller MURDER ON WHEELS, Austin Mystery Writers’ first crime fiction anthology, has been named a finalist for Killer Nashville’s 2016 Silver Falchion Award. Best Fiction Short Story Anthology Ramona DeFelice Long, Fish or Cut Bait Kaye George, Murder on … Continue reading

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Western Mysteries

I have a confession to make. I love westerns, all kinds of westerns. I like characters with a sense of independence, who live life by their own rules. I like studying that era of our history. It has everything you … Continue reading

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Write What You Know: A BookPeople Event with Martin Limón, Manning Wolfe and Billy Kring

A lawyer, an Army clerk and a border patrol agent walk into a bookstore… BookPeople, our much beloved independent bookstore here in Austin, hosted a panel of crime writers this past week, and the discussions kept us laughing, interested and … Continue reading

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