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Jane Cleland at the Hartford Stage – Feb 25

I’m excited! I’ve been invited to be interviewed by the folks at the Hartford Stage following the matinée production of Agatha Christie’s production of Murder on the Orient Express on Sunday, Feb 25, 2018. The show is at 2:00;  our … Continue reading

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Josie #12, Antique Blues, Gets a Great Review!

My new novel, Antique Blues (St. Martin’s Minotaur), the twelfth in my Josie Prescott Antiques Mystery series, which will be out in April, just got a great review in Kirkus! Here’s the last line:  “Another gift for antiques lovers, full … Continue reading

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Pub Day: Brian Clement’s Bullets into Bells

Hearty congrats to Brian and his associates. Today is the publication day of Bullets into Bells.

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I Am a Proud American

If you were at last August’s Residency, you’ll recall that I read a piece called “I Am a Proud American” at the Flash Fiction competition. I sent it in to Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine — and I just heard that … Continue reading

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Macmillan Mystery Contests

Macmillan sponsors several mystery contests for first time crime fiction novelists. There’s no submission fee. Here’s the details.

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24 Writing Tips – Chronicle of Higher Education

Fernanda Zamudio-Suaréz is a breaking-news reporter at the Chronicle of Higher Education who has a new Focus publication that may be of interest.  WRITING TIPS – Fernanda Zamudio-Suaréz (CHE) March 2017

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Enter the Black Orchid Novella Award Contest!

As you may know, I’m the chair of the Black Orchid Novella Award. There’s no entry fee, and the winner receives $1,000 and publication in Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine. The deadline is May 31, 2017. We’re looking for a traditional mystery that … Continue reading

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