Category Archives: Anthologies

NEWS FLASH: Cheryl Freedman Interview Now Live

Multi-talented writer, editor, former executive director of Crime Writers of Canada, and writing conference organizer: Cheryl Freedman is all those things and more, including a lover of ferrets. In this podcast, Cheryl talks about her latest story “Possessed” for the … Continue reading

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NEWS FLASH: Rosemary Aubert’s Interview Now Live

Another fabulous interview by Donna Carrick. This time our brilliant and inspirational grande dame, Rosemary Aubert, zooms in on her short story “The Phone” to be published in In the Spirit of 13. She and Donna also share thoughts about … Continue reading

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NEWS FLASH: Catherine Astolfo Interview Now Live

Long-time Mesdames and uber-talented author Catherine Astolfo joins us on @DeadToWritesPodcast to share news of her story “The Spirit of St. Lewis”, which will appear in In the Spirit of 13, coming this fall from the Mesdames of Mayhem!

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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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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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THE MESDAMES 2021 YEAR END BOOK REVIEW

Happy Holidays, Dear Readers! What better way to enjoy December than to snuggle up with a terrific new book! The Mesdames and Messieurs of Mayhem are serving up a banquet of goodies: cozy crime, thrillers, whodunnits, noir, Sherlockania, romance and … Continue reading

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MESDAMES ON THE MOVE: OCTOBER 2021

Happy Thanksgiving and Halloween! This October, we give thanks and celebrate all the accomplishments of our members during these uncertain and sometimes spooky times. We also are excited for next year’s anthology and the continuing achievements of our collective in … Continue reading

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MESDAMES ON THE MOVE: MARCH 2021

Dear Readers, We’re Rolling Out New Features For You! As winter recedes we wanted to bring you something new.  Every month this year we’ll open a window into two of our members’ thoughts and lives through  fun facts about them … Continue reading

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2020: WOW WHAT A YEAR – Part One!

Happy Much Better New Year Readers! Anno horribilis, AKA 2020, started out with the Mesdames’ normal busy schedule of book promotions, conferences and teaching. Then wham – COVID hit! Left Coast Crime San Diego ended after only half a day … Continue reading

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2020 Year-End Round-Up of Books

Dear Readers, There’s nothing like a good book to transport your imagination to new worlds, meet fascinating characters and broaden your horizons. So this holiday season, give the gift of books. And while you’re at it,  immerse yourself in the … Continue reading

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