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Join AMW for MURDER ON WHEELS Launch ~ August 11

Please join Austin Mystery Writers Gale Albright, Valerie Chandler, Kaye George, Scott Montgomery, Laura Oles, and Kathy Waller & Earl Staggs and Reavis Wortham as they celebrate the launch of their first crime fiction anthology MURDER ON WHEELS: 11 Tales … Continue reading

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That Would Make a Pretty Good Story

When Howard was four, he and his baby sister were playing in the living room, while his mother and his grandmother sat at the kitchen table just around the corner. A few days before, while staying with his grandmother, Howard had said something cute–he … Continue reading

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The Writing Process: The Wisdom of Darrell Royal and Lessons from a Jack Russell Terrier

Most people don’t believe it, but I was almost thirty years old, and had been teaching English for seven years, when I discovered I possessed a writing process. I learned about it in a special summer program for teachers of English at the … Continue reading

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My Valentine to Writing

Five members of Austin Mystery Writers post here regularly, and I sometimes wonder whether you readers know which of us is which. So I’m going to clear up any questions  concerning my identity. I’m Kathy. I write about angst. Any … 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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