Mystery Writers

For anyone who writes / read mysteries, particularly the classic "whodunnits".

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Latest Activity: Feb 25, 2016

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Where is everyone?

Started by Lori Duffy Foster. Last reply by Patricia Gligor Feb 27, 2015. 7 Replies

I have not been on She Writes in quite a while due to the constraints of caring for four kids and aging parents along with the obsession with the act of writing itself. It looks like the rest of the…Continue

Never giving up (in praise of same...)

Started by Sue Russell. Last reply by Kate Raphael Feb 11, 2014. 4 Replies

I'm feeling excited today. "Lethal Intent," my book on serial killer Aileen Wuornos, has just been re-issued as a Pinnacle Books "True Crime Classic."Here's the thing. I got my first contracts for…Continue

"Mixed Messages" FREE on Kindle

Started by Patricia Gligor. Last reply by Patricia Gligor Apr 25, 2013. 2 Replies

"Mixed Messages," the first novel in my Malone mystery series, will be FREE on Kindle from Friday, April 26th, through Sunday, April 28th. I hope you'll help me spread the word by telling your…Continue

Tags: killer, serial, suspense, mystery

A new yahoo group for mystery writers

Started by Rebecca Phillips Dahlke. Last reply by Karyne Corum Jan 28, 2013. 1 Reply

I'm so fed up with Amazon!  First they deny authors the use of Amazon links to promote our own books, then they say we can't do all sig lines for authors who are kind enough to review books. Kindle…Continue

Tags: decisions, alazon's, groups, yahoo

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Comment by Patricia Gligor on March 1, 2014 at 7:59am

Coming March 30th!

Comment by Marja McGraw on November 21, 2013 at 5:46pm

I hate to admit it, but I didn't even realize this group existed. I'm a mystery writer. I write two series. They're light reading with a little humor. Hi everybody!

Comment by Serra Zander on November 19, 2013 at 11:43am

I tweeted, I hope it helps them out.

Comment by Valerie Bonham Moon on November 19, 2013 at 9:23am

If you have a Twitter account, tweet  this morning.

Comment by Valerie Bonham Moon on November 17, 2013 at 9:08pm

The group has been slow recently.  Maybe everyone has been busy?  I know I'm taking far longer than I thought in getting a satisfactory WIP 'wipped' into shape.  

Right now I'm on a break from it at the moment with NaNoWriMo and doing a book for my grandkids which started as a birthday present for the youngest one, and then grew.

Comment by Michelle Gwynn Jones on November 16, 2013 at 8:11pm

Yes.  I am here waiting for signs of life.

Comment by R.E. Donald on November 16, 2013 at 8:07pm

I'm new here. Are there any active mystery writers in this group? I see it's been a while since anyone posted here!

Comment by Lori Duffy Foster on March 21, 2013 at 2:58pm

Welcome, Lorraine! Is your novel set in France?

Comment by Lorraine Swoboda on March 18, 2013 at 7:59am

Hello everyone, from Brittany, France. I'm writing a novel that grew out of a flash fiction (200 word) story: people wanted to know what happened next, and I knew there was a good book to be written. so here I am, in first draft of third version...Love my main characters, and I know where the plot is going. In fact, I'm off to my Scrivener right now.

Comment by Lori Duffy Foster on March 16, 2013 at 10:03am

Bummer. Our house will be finished by then. I'm not sure I'll want to leave it, but my SIL will care for my MIL during that time. The kids are already mad that I'm leaving though!


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