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Indifferent City available for pre-order

Prohibition. Thirteen years when America went dry. Blind-pigs were filled with rotgut and devious grifters, when Presidents served illegal wine at state dinners and women kicked aside their historical traces. Where the only difference between the cops and the criminals … Continue reading

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Disneyland for Crime Writers: 2015 Writer’s Police Academy

The WPA has been going on now for several years. I was lucky enough to go 3 years ago in North Carolina. It’s moving this year to the Fox Valley Technical College in Appleton, WI, an actual training academy. It’s a … Continue reading

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Writing Contests

Oak Tree Press Oak Tree Press has just opened its annual contest. This year we have two new contests, in addition to our Dark Oak Mystery contest: Mystic Oaks Paranormal and something we are calling “Police Blotter.” This can be fiction or non-fiction … Continue reading

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Firearms for Writers

Most of what you see on TV or in the movies about guns and the people who use them is wrong. If you use firearms in you writing, and you’d like to be more accurate then this might be the class … Continue reading

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Free Webinar How to Catch a Poisoner

  How did scientists develop the ability to detect toxins in a body?  Tune in LIVE as Deborah Blum, Pulitzer-prize winning science writer and author of “The Poisoner’s Handbook”, tells the remarkable story of the two scientists who invented forensic … Continue reading

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Getting Grilled

I get dragged into the interrogation room by LAPD officer Kathy Bennett (ret) and she rakes me over the coals. http://www.kathybennett.com/guestAuthors.aspx

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Contest for Canadian Crime Writers

Canada Writes is part of CBC and this month has  partnered with the Crime Writers of Canada to present a whole 31 days of mystery, murder and mayhem. This includes the Page Turner Challenge for Canadian crime writers In 250 words (or less), … Continue reading

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DUTTON NOIR accepting submissions for ebooks

Dutton is an imprint of Penguin Group, US To commemorate the sixty-fifth anniversary of Dutton’s publication of I, The Jury (1947), Dutton is relaunching the Guilt Edged Mysteries program in Summer 2012 as a digital imprint. The program will be dedicated to … Continue reading

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