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The Short Mystery Fiction Society

Since May is National Short Story Month, it’s the perfect time to unveil the latest addition to my list of links, The Short Mystery Fiction Society. The Short Mystery Fiction Society (SMFS) is comprised of writers, publishers, editors, and readers.  Established in 1996, the society endeavors “to promote the creation, publication, and appreciation of short… Read More ›

Mysteries in Paradise

I discovered the latest addition to my blogroll while searching for information about my March book discussion selection, Three Bags Full by Leonie Swann. Begun in January 2008, this blog from Down Under features reviews of all sorts of mysteries.  Kerrie Smith, a self-admitted crime fiction addict, resides in Adelaide, South Australia, and she’s done… Read More ›

First Post…Elsewhere

I first attempted blogging in 2009 at Crimespace.  I’d discovered this social network “ning” site as a place for readers and writers of crime fiction and thought it a perfect place to have a presence.  So I joined in February and posted the following on 23 February 2009: It’s Oscar night! I have to wonder…. Read More ›

The Cozy Mystery List

Blog Week III is underway, and to kick things off, I’ve added to my blogroll!  The newest addition is The Cozy Mystery List Blog. Focusing on cozy mysteries, this personal blog site was begun in 2006.  I’ve only recently become aware of it thanks to a member of my book discussion group.  In planning a Spring… Read More ›

Little Blog No More?

I just learned that one of the blogs I periodically visit–and which I’ve featured in my blogroll below–has ceased publication. The Little Blog of Murder featured Ohio writers Don Bruns, Casey Daniels, Amanda Flower, John and Toni , and Jeffrey Marks.  Some of these authors will still continue their own site or participate in other… Read More ›

Criminal Element

This site was recently featured the July 2011 issue of Library Journal.  Launched in April, the site is spearheaded by Macmillan, but is a “publisher-neutral crime and mystery community.” The site features original crime stories, exclusive excerpts, blog posts, giveaways, and more.  Everything seems to be covered here from mystery novels, thrillers, true crime, TV series, and… Read More ›

Type M for Murder

The newest addition to my blogroll is Type M for Murder. Boasting an award as one of the 100 best online blogs for creative writing, a variety of authors give voice to this blog.  Presenting their perspective of the mystery genre and the writing process are Frankie Bailey, Rick Blechta, Donis Casey, John Corrigan, Barbara Fradkin,… Read More ›


The newest addition to my blogroll is InkSpot. Alternatively known as Midnight Writers, this blog began in March 2007 and features a corps of crime fiction writers who publish with Midnight Ink Press. The authors represented publish a varierty of mysteries ranging “from countryside cozies to big city thrillers, from traditionals and amateur sleuth novels… Read More ›

The Little Blog of Murder

The newest addition to my blogroll is The Little Blog of Murder. Giving an Ohio perspective on the mystery genre, this blog features the voices of Ohio writers: Don Bruns, Casey Daniels, Amanda Flower, John and Toni , and Jeffrey Marks. Of particular interest, a recent post, Slush Pile, questions the potential eroding quality of e-self… Read More ›

Writing is Murder

The latest addition to my blogroll is Mystery Writing is Murder. This award-winning website (Writer’s Digest’s 101 Best Websites for Writers) by author Elizabeth Spann Craig features daily posts, mainly on the topic of writing. Craig is a cozy mystery author who also writes under the pseudonym Riley Adams.  Her posts on writing are sure… Read More ›

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