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NEWS FLASH: Meet the Authors In the Spirit of !3

Today Donna Carrick, publisher of In the Spirit of 13, the Mesdames of Mayhem’s fifth anthology, interviews contributing author, Lynne Murphy. Lynne talks about the inspiration for her two stories in the collection: “The Trespassers”, an eerie tale in which … Continue reading

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NEWS FLASH! Mme Melodie Campbell and Linwood Barclay on May 19th

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NEWS FLASH! Meet the Authors in The Spirit of 13

Donna Carrick, publishing editor of The Spirit of 13, is interviewing the contributing authors. Her first interview is with Lisa De Nikolits where Lisa reveals her inspiration for her story, “A Land of Fear and Denial”.

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MESDAMES ON THE MOVE: May 2022

May is an exciting month for crime writers, but this year especially so for the Mesdames and Messieurs with new books and publications. Not to mention the thrill of the upcoming CWC Awards of Excellence and the Maple Leaf Mystery … Continue reading

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NEWS FLASH! Congratulations to Mme Melissa Yi

Great news. Melissa Yi‘s short story, “Dead Man’s Hand“, published in Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine is short-listed for this year’s Crime Writers of Canada Award of Excellence. In her story, Richie, a Texas garbage collector, must win a poker game … Continue reading

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NEWS FLASH: MEET MIKE MARTIN!

The Mesdames of Mayhem were delighted when the new national crime writers conference was announced. And we’re also delighted to speak to Mike Martin about the Maple Leaf Mystery Conference. Mike is the author of the award-winning Sgt. Windflower mystery … Continue reading

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Mesdames on the Move: April 2022

HAPPY APRIL, DEAR READERS! April not only begins awards season but also offers new opportunities for growth and exciting new ways the Mesdames can reach out to you, dear readers. Cat Mills has two new films, Lynne Murphy‘s collection of … Continue reading

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NEWS FLASH! Save the Dates May 24 to 28, 2022

Announcing the virtual Maple Leaf Mystery Conference from May 24 to 28th. Registration is open and only $25 and if you register now, you may get a cool, free tote bag. Here’s the link: https://bit.ly/3KnlSzT This is a wonderful opportunity … Continue reading

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MESDAMES ON THE MOVE: MARCH 2022

It’s a March to Spring, Dear Readers! While the last of winter ebbs to spring, things are definitely opening up again. On offer is a yummy potluck of Lynne Murphy’s stories, an eye-opening discussion of the pros and cons of … Continue reading

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NEWS FLASH: Six Mesdames Have Stories in the Upcoming Crime Writers of Canada’s 40th Anniversary Anthology

CONGRATULATIONS! Out of 46 submissions to the special 40th Anniversary Crime Writers of Canada’s Anthology: Cold Canadian Crime, the stories from five Mesdames and one Monsieur have been selected as part of the 21 stories in the anthology. Cold Canadian … Continue reading

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