Monthly Archives: November 2013

ROUSING PRINT LAUNCH FOR THIRTEEN ~ M.H. Callway, Nov. 26, 2013

On October 27th, the fabulous Mesdames of Mayhem celebrated the print launch of their first anthology, Thirteen, at their favorite bookstore, Sleuth of Baker Street. The serendipitous and ghostly collision of date and title made the Halloween theme a no-brainer! … Continue reading

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BOOKS AND THE ART OF THEFT ~ Melodie Campbell, Nov. 19

Puzzled by the title? It’s simple. In high school, I had to read Lord of the Flies, The Chrysalids, On the Beach, To Kill a Mocking Bird, and a whack of Shakespeare. Yuck. Way to kill the love of reading. … Continue reading

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The Funny Side of Crime ~ Lynne Murphy, November 12, 2013

Humour is like sex. Once you start to analyze it, you take all the fun out of it. Be that as it may, The Mesdames have asked me to write about humour in crime and I decided to think about … Continue reading

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From the Desk of the Editor: When You Can’t Afford an Editor ~ Cheryl Freedman, Nov.8/13

Hiring an editor can be very expensive , especially if you hire the editor too early in the writing process, i.e., when your manuscript is in very rough first draft form. I’m talking here about such basic writing mistakes as … Continue reading

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Murder by the Book, play coming to Waterdown Nov.15! ~ Joan O’Callaghan

It was totally serendipitous! My friend of many years, Jane Coryell, mentioned that she was designing the set for the Village Players in Waterdown, Ontario. Knowing my love of mysteries, Jane told me the play, Murder by the Book by … Continue reading

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