Monthly Archives: August 2013

THIRTEEN RELEASED! ~ Mesdames of Mayhem

Greetings Readers! Thirteen, the Mesdames of Mayhem’s first anthology is now available on Amazon! As you can see, the editors have been hard at work! Thirteen of us – hence the title – have written a deadly collection of new … Continue reading

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Suddenly Sexy—the Novella Today ~ Rosemary Aubert

What do Animal Farm, The Old Man and the Sea, A Christmas Carol, The Little Prince, Breakfast at Tiffany’s and The Great Gatsby have in common? All of these famous books are novellas. But despite their success, the fact is … Continue reading

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Fire When Ready: A look at weapons in fiction ~ John Thompson

Hollywood has a lot to answer for, and widespread notions about guns are not the least of them. It is hard to be consistently accurate with a gun without a lot of practice – hundreds of rounds are necessary for … Continue reading

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Announcing “Thirteen”, an anthology of Crime Stories, to be released Sept. 1!

And now, ladies and gentlemen, the Mesdames of Mayhem is proud to present our Anthology Cover for THIRTEEN: This outstanding collection includes stories from 13 of our seasoned authors: Catherine Astolfo Rosemary Aubert Jane Petersen Burfield M.H. Callway Melodie Campbell … Continue reading

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The Idea Shop ~ Joan O’Callaghan

If I were to take a poll of writers to find out what question they are asked most frequently, I’m betting it would be, “Where do you get your ideas?” Author Stephen King once joked that there’s a company in … Continue reading

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The Future of Publishing – Part I: Why I love my Kindle… ~ Donna Carrick

We Carricks are a family of bibliophiles. Martha Stewart would have a “clutter-buster” field day in our home. From one room to the next, our deco-theme is consistent: a rich display of Canadian yarns — both the literary and the … Continue reading

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