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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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A Mind Unhinged

Posted by Kathy Waller So you start writing your post about the incomparable Josephine Tey’s mystery novels two weeks before it’s due but don’t finish, and then you forget, and a colleague reminds you, but the piece refuses to come together, and the … Continue reading

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Tailoring, Treaties, and Tomatoes: 3 Techniques to Turn You into a Tenacious Writer

In a post that appeared here last fall, Austin Mystery Writer Laura Oles asked the burning question, Can a technique named after a tomato serve as the answer to your time management woes? Or, more specifically, what does the writer … Continue reading

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