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Joining a New Blog: 7 Criminal Minds
In the years since I started this blog, I’ve unfortunately failed to keep momentum on many of the elements I’d hoped to include more regularly—short reviews, author interviews, bits of literary news, etc.—and it’s devolved lately into more personal news. And even that has been irregularly posted at best. But in January, I joined the […]
Friday, February 07, 2014 2:05:38 PM

Agatha Award Nomination: “The Care and Feeding of Houseplants”
“The Care and Feeding of Houseplants”—which originally appeared in the March/April 2013 issue of Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine and is available online here—has been nominated for an Agatha Award for Best Short Story of 2013. The other finalists include Barb Goffman (two stories nominated!), Gigi Pandian, and Barbara Ross, and the winner will be announced […]
Friday, January 31, 2014 1:50:31 PM

Interview: Chatting about Short Stories with Diana Belchase
The terrific Diana Belchase interviewed me at Malice Domestic back in May, and she’s just posted the video on her website here and at the blog Kiss and Thrill as well. I’m always self-conscious seeing myself on film, but I hope others might look past the stutters and hesitations and enjoy some of our chat […]
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 1:01:39 PM

Event: Sisters in Crime Holiday Gathering, Saturday, Dec. 7
On Saturday, December 7, ten mystery writers from the Chesapeake Chapter of Sisters in Crime will be appearing at the party room next to One More Page Books in Arlington, Virginia—talking about their recently published and upcoming crime fiction. Participating authors include Donna Andrews, E.A. Aymar, Meriah Crawford, Barb Goffman, Peggy Hanson, Eleanor Cawood Jones, […]
Tuesday, December 03, 2013 8:34:39 AM

Fiction: “Rearview Mirror” in The Crooked Road, Volume 3
My story “Rearview Mirror”—which originally appeared in Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine and went on to win a Derringer Award—has been given some new attention in the anthology  The Crooked Road, Volume 3: Ellery Queen Presents Stories of Grifters, Gangsters, Hit Men, and Other Career Crooks. This republication is timely in many ways, since I’m just […]
Friday, November 15, 2013 12:46:54 PM

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