Author Archives: janecleland

Jane Cleland’s Honors Class

I’m excited to announce a new, completely free program I’ve created called the Honors Class. Designed for thoughtful readers and writers alike, the Honors Class provides one-minute lessons to improve and reinforce your understanding of the tools skilled writers use to tell … Continue reading

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Neil Nyren on how editors choose what to buy

This column comes from The Third Degree, the Mystery Writers of America’s newsletter. I found it inspiring and encouraging. Neil Nyren on how editors choose what to buy

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Pub Day! Mastering Plot Twists

I’m thrilled to announce that today is pub day for MASTERING PLOT TWISTS (Writer’s Digest Books)! Kate White, New York Times bestselling author of 13 suspense novels and the former editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan, wrote: “Mastering Plot Twists provides a unique … Continue reading

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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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