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Hometown Novel Nights – Mystery Panel

Hometown Novel Nights and Sisters in Crime Atlanta, in association with the Newnan Carnegie Library, hosts a Mystery Panel with Debra H. Goldstein, Linda Sands, and Dana Ridenour – October 21, 2021 – 6:30-7:30 pm EST/5:30-6:30 CST.

Murder By the Book – Killer Humor

Murder by the Book hosts Debra and authors Ellen Byron, Roberta Isleib, Libby Klein, and Jennifer J. Chow for a virtual discussion of Humor in cozies.

Guest Blogger Linda Lovely – Giving a Villain a First-Person POV

Giving the Villain a First-Person POV by Linda Lovely If the villain in a novel is intelligent, resourceful, and relentless, the heroine needs the same attributes—in spades—to outwit her opponent. An evil versus good see-saw offers an excellent suspense-building tool. This is especially true if authors give readers a peek at what evil deeds the …

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Guest Blogger: Lynn Slaughter – Starting a Novel: One Writer’s Approach

Starting a Novel: One Writer’s Approach by Lynn Slaughter As both a writer and a voracious reader, I’m always fascinated learning about the writing process of different authors. There’s definitely no one size-fits all approach. So, my philosophy is to do whatever works! Here’s what tends to work for me. First off comes a glimmer …

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Hot Cozies – Cool Summer Reading

Facebook Party – June 29 – 7-9:15 p.m. CST/ 8-10:15 EST – featuring 12 Kensington cozy authors – https://www.facebook.com/groups/279990623911834/events

Guest Blogger: Carol Newhouse – The Value of Writing a Newsletter Column

The Value of Writing a Newsletter Column by Carol Newhouse I write a column, By The Book, that appears in First Draft, a newsletter for the Guppies, an online chapter of Sisters In Crime. Its purpose is to deconstruct mysteries. I alternate writing a second column in First Draft with Nancy Eady. Agent Insight gives …

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Guest Blogger: Judy Penz Sheluk – Crossover Characters

Crossover Characters by Judy Penz Sheluk I love it when an author takes a major character from one book and gives them a small role in another. John Sandford does this to perfection (well, he does everything to perfection) with his Lucas Davenport “Prey” series and Virgil Flowers novels…in fact, his Virgil Flowers series is …

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