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Mysteryrat’s Maze Podcast features Pig Lickin’ Good!

King River's Life's Mysteryrat's Maze Podcast features Pig Lickin' Good, which was a 2020 Derringer Short Story Award finalist. Debra's story originally was published in Malice Domestic's Mystery Most Edible (2019).

Review: Modern Cat Magazine

The editor of Modern Cat Magazine picked FOUR CUTS TOO MANY as one of her five Spring/Summer book club picks!

It’s Not Always a Mystery…

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Variety in Writing

The below blog was a combination of an assignment given to me by my Hi-Lo writing coach (a Hi-Lo series is for struggling readers in K-12 grade levels meaning high-interest, low readability). I was tasked to write anything tongue-in-cheek with a tad of sarcasm while also keeping it real. I decided to combine this assignment …

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Guest Blogger: Lois Winston – The Non-conforming Tropist

I’ve hit double-digits! October 4th will see the release of Stitch, Bake Die!, #10 in my Anastasia Pollack Crafting Mystery Series, currently available for pre-order from all the usual suspects. Given that when I started writing {{cough! cough!}} years ago, I expected a career in the romance genre and did briefly have one, this is …

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WRITING RACE by Laurel S. Peterson First of all, thanks, Debra, for having me on It’s Not Always a Mystery. I’m delighted to be here and to share some thoughts today on writing race. My mystery novel series, Shadow Notes and The Fallen (Woodhall Press), features a white amateur detective protagonist, Clara, who falls in …


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