Friday, September 29, 2017

SMFS Member Publication News: Diana Deverell

My mystery "Blown: A Dawna Shepherd Short Story" was reprinted this month in FICTION RIVER PRESENTS: Writers Without Borders.

"Blown" is also included in the BIG BUNDLE OF SHORTS . . . STORIES available from Bundle Rabbit.

The story originally appeared in the Kobo Special Edition of Pulse Pounders, the January 2015 issue of FICTION RIVER themed anthology magazine.

Very pleased by these reappearances!

Catherine Dilts Reviews: Blasts from the Past

Catherine Dilts Reviews: Blasts from the Past

SMFS Member Publication News: "The Greatest Escape:Halloween Short Story" by Gail Farrelly

Houdini (he died on Halloween in 1926) has always fascinated me, so I thought it would be fun to write a short story about him.  What if he came back from the dead and ended up in modern-day NYC? Result? My publication at Kings River Life Magazine, "The Greatest Escape:  Halloween Short Story."

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Saturday, September 23, 2017

SMFS Member Publication News: Fatal Flaw by Cathi Stoler

My story "Fatal Flaw" featuring Nick Donahue is up today at Kings River Life Magazine. It's a tale of an International gambler who helps a beautiful woman in distress and pays the price.

The story is start of my NICK OF TIME novella, which continues Nick's escapades.

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Little Big Crimes Review: Cabin Fever by David Edgerley Gates

Little Big Crimes: Cabin Fever, by David Edgerley Gates: "Cabin Fever," by David Edgerley Gates, in Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine,  September/October 2017. This is the fifth...

SMFS Lunch at Bouchercon - Oct 13th

 As announced on the list on September 9th, SMFS member Madeleine Callway has organized a lunch for SMFS members attending Bouchercon in Toronto next month. Below is her message to the list. I have taken the liberty of removing her email address so as to not spread her contact details around the internet. If you are a list member, please access the list and see the message from her so that you can contact her and let her know you are coming.    

Greetings from Canada!

The venue for the SMFS lunch at this year's Bouchercon in Toronto is now set. We will be meeting at Shopsy's Deli, Friday, October 13th, at 12 noon. (Appropriate!)

Shopsy's is located in the Sheraton Hotel where the conference is taking place so travel won't be an issue. Mike, the manager, is delighted to have us and we will have an area in the restaurant reserved for us.

Shopsy's has typical deli food and prices are reasonable. it's a Toronto classic.

Welcome to Toronto!

Madeleine (M. H. Callway)

Monday, September 11, 2017

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Friday, September 8, 2017

SMFS Members Published in Where Crime Never Sleeps: Murder New York Style 4

Where Crime Never Sleeps: Murder New York Style 4 is a new anthology from the New York/Tri-State Chapter of Sisters in Crime. Published by Level Best Books,  the anthology was edited by SMFS member Elizabeth Zelvin who also has a short story in the book titled, “ Death Will Finish Your Marathon.”

Editor Elizabeth Zelvin reports that the following SMFS members also have short stories in the anthology:

Joseph R.G. DeMarco, Vincenzo's Head”

Nina Mansfield, “An Actor Prepares”

Anita Page, “The Cousins”

Cathi Stoler, “Every Picture Tells A Story”

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

SMFS Members Published in Black Cat Mystery Magazine

Today the first issue of Black Cat Mystery Magazine came out courtesy of Wildside Press. This first issue features short stories from a number of SMFS members including Michael Bracken, John Floyd, Kaye George, Barb Goffman, Alan Orloff, Josh Pacter, and Art Taylor.

Make sure you check out the interview with Editor Carla Coupe that appears today on the Sleuthsayers Blog courtesy of Barb Goffman.

SMFS Members Published in Mysterical-E: Summer 2017

The latest edition of Mysterical-E is now online and features work by three SMFS members. In fiction, Bern Sy Moss has a tale titled The Perfect Patsy and J.R. Lindermuth offers Yoga Kills.

Also in this edition, Gerald So has the latest roundup of news on movies and television in his column, "Mysterical-Eye on TV and Film."

You can read the current issue here. Make sure you check out the back issues as well for more solidly good fiction.