Putting a little thriller in the cozy

By Terry Ambrose  One million words. It’s a big number. Right? Somewhere along the way during…

Welcome Home to Murder

By Rosalie Spielman Being a military spouse makes it challenging to have a career. Due to…

Back to Book Clubs

Galveston Author Saralyn Richard By Saralyn Richard The isolation of the pandemic led to creative solutions,…

Come Read-A-Long with Me

To: You – readers whom I adore From: Me – Debra H. Goldstein When: April 19,…

Give me the Beach

I’m writing this from the beach. Ostensibly, I’m on a writing retreat, but while it is…

What draws you to a book

By Vicki Batman OOH, OOH, Look at This Pretty Thing What draws you to a book–the…

Five Belles Too Many

Is anticipated to be the last book in the Sarah Blair series. Because I’ve been grateful…

What Happens When a Writer Gets Bored

By Kassandra Lamb I bore easily, which isn’t always a good thing. About a third of…

Love and Valentine’s Day

When I think about Valentine’s Day, which today is, I think about it in a commercialized…

When Setting is Also Character

By C. Hope Clark The most enticing books for me to read spin setting into character.…

What’s in a Name?

By Maggie King What’s in a name? With due respect to Mr. Shakespeare, who immortalized the…

How Did a Mystery Writer End up in IT? by Heather Weidner

I have been a mystery fan since Scooby-Doo and Nancy Drew. I’m a 70s kid, and…

For the Fun of It by Marilyn Levinson/Allison Brook

Reading cozy mysteries is fun, writing them even more fun because I get to create a…

Blessed Be the Little Children

Thanks for inviting me over, Debra, to help celebrate the release of Murder at the Lobstah…

My Mother’s Slippers

In November, I think about my mother. She was a driving force in my life until…

Variety in Writing

The below blog was a combination of an assignment given to me by my Hi-Lo writing…

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…

WRITING RACE

WRITING RACE by Laurel S. Peterson First of all, thanks, Debra, for having me on It’s…

Guest Blogger: Kassandra Lamb – When to End a Series

When to End a Series by Kassandra Lamb For the second time in my writing career,…

Poetry – Words of Beauty that I Simply Don’t Get

Sometimes I wonder why I feel such a passion for the written word and yet, I…

Guest Blogger: Charlotte Hunter – Looking for a Crime? Grave-Robbing

Looking for a crime? Grave-robbing by Charlotte Hunter For me, grave-robbing used to conjure thoughts of…

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…

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…

Guest Blogger: DonnaRae Menard – The Character Bio

Years ago I wrote for the fun of writing. I worked third shift and left chapters…

Guest Blogger: Connie Berry – THE DOMESDAY BOOK: Don’t Worry, It’s Not the End of the World

One of the themes in my Kate Hamilton Mystery series is the effect of the hidden…