Category Archives: Partners in Crime


I’m taking a break from general kvetching to appreciate the peace and beauty of the day. I have so very much to be thankful for in my life. I’m even holding off on my annual Holiday Snark post. I’m especially … Continue reading

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We Call It Research*

My partner in crime and fellow mystery writer Anna Adams and I sneaked away for an autumn “research trip” in downtown Chicago. We love kicking along fall foliage, which was still damp from the previous day’s storm, seeking inspiration for … Continue reading

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The Holy Grail of Writing Revealed!

This conference was a blast! And it’s true. Finally, the truth of a successful writing career is revealed. Possibly for the first time ever! (disclaimer – possibly not the FIRST time) Appropriately bundled up against the brisk 25° weather (meaning … Continue reading

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Raising the Dead (Projects, that is)

Insecure Writer’s Support Group The first Wednesday is again upon us. Today members of the Insecure Writer’s Support Group share of thoughts about writing on our blogs. This is an amazing group of writers, published and unpublished, at various stages … Continue reading

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September IWSG Blog Hop

Insecure Writers Support Group This month’s $64,000 question: How do you find the time to write in your busy day? Like most people who work a day job to keep the lights on, I struggle to carve out bits of … Continue reading

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