Saturday, June 12, 2021

Publicaton News: The Fish That Got Away


The Guppies chapter of Sisters in Crime has released its newest short story anthology, edited by Linda M. Rodriguez: The Fish That Got Away.

 A whopping pile of Short Mystery Fiction Society members have a story included

TO EVERY SEASON • Mary Adler
QUARRY • Susan Alice Bickford
BLACK ON BLACK IN BLACK • MB Dabney

THE PEARL NECKLACE • E.B. Davis
RELEASING LIVES • P. A. De Voe
STRESS KILLS • Cheryl Marceau
THE CANINE CAPER • Michele Bazan Reed 

THE CASE OF THE ABUSED ARTICHOKE • Cynthia Sabelhaus
CATCH AND RELEASE • Mark Thielman
KILLER’S CRUISE • Joseph S. Walker


 

Thursday, June 10, 2021

Member Honors: Trey Dowell

 The Bethlehem Writer's Group gave the 2021 Short Story Award to Trey Dowell's “Good Cop/Bad Cop.” The final choosing was judged by Charlaine Harris.  It will be published in BWG’s anthology late next year, if all goes well.  


Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Member Publication News: Joslyn Chase

 Joslyn Chase has an article at the Write Practice on suspense: "Raise the Stakes."

Publication News: CrimeuCopia: We're All Animals Under the Skin


 Murderous Ink Press has released Crimeucopia: Were All Animals Under the Skin.  Among the stories featured are: 

Eve Fisher, “Collateral Damage.”

Robert Petyo, “Legacies.”

Bobby Mathews, “A Good Night’s Sleep.”

Michael Bracken, “Soiled Dove.”


Monday, June 7, 2021

Member Honors: Macavity Award Nominations

 Mystery Readers International have announced the nominations for the Macavity Awards and Short Mystery Fiction Society members have taken over the entire Short Story category.

  • Barb Goffman: “Dear Emily Etiquette” (Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, Sept/Oct 2020)
  • Art Taylor: “The Boy Detective & The Summer of ‘74” (Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine, Jan/Feb 2020)
  • Gabriel Valjan: “Elysian Fields” (California Schemin’: The 2020 Bouchercon Anthology, edited by Art Taylor; Wildside Press)
  • Elaine Viets: “Dog Eat Dog” (The Beat of Black Wings: Crime Fiction Inspired by the Songs of Joni Mitchell, edited by Josh Pachter; Untreed Reads Publishing)
  • James W. Ziskin: “The Twenty-Five Year Engagement” (In League with Sherlock Holmes : Stories Inspired by the Sherlock Holmes Canon, edited by Laurie R. King; Pegasus Crime)

Member Publication News: Bev Vincent


This week saw the publication of Voices of Varuna, an anthology of stories set in the Renegade Legions Universe.  The anthology opens with Bev Vincent's  story "Blaze of Glory."