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NEWS FLASH: Alex Carrick Interviews Donna Carrick

This week we feature Donna Carrick, author of “The First Excellence”, “Gold And Fishes”, “The Noon God” as well as numerous short stories, including “Beloved Ink”, which will appear in In the Spirit of 13, coming Fall, 2022. Donna is … Continue reading

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NEWS FLASH: WHEN WORDS COLLIDE THIS WEEKEND

Attendance is FREE but you must register through Eventbrite. The Mesdames and Messieurs are on several panels!

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SOMETIMES FAIRYTALES ARE REAL

Our own Melodie Campbell has written her share of fantasy, funny crime capers and twisted stories. Today she shares a fairytale come true about her own life. Come listen to her CBC Radio 1 interview on 99.1 about her own … Continue reading

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NEWS FLASH: Rosalind Place Interview Is Live!

This week we feature Rosalind Place, author of many short stories, including “A Faint Disturbance of Hope”, which will appear in In the Spirit of 13, coming Fall, 2022. In this interview, Donna Carrick explores with Rosalind how writing a … Continue reading

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MESDAMES ON THE MOVE: AUGUST 2022

The Lazy Days of August aren’t so lazy for our Mesdames and Messieurs Books, interviews and author panels are keeping us busy this month, not to mention the growing excitement of our 10th Anniversary anthology, In the Spirit of 13. … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: Sara Carrick and M. H. Callway Talk Book Cover Design

This time Donna Carrick features cover designer Sara Carrick and author M.H. Callway (Windigo Fire) who share their insights on the creation of a great, eye-catching cover! It’s a fascinating listen about how the cover artist and author work together … Continue reading

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NEWS FLASH: Blair Keech’s Interview Is Live

This week we feature Donna Carrick talked to Blair Keetch, author of many short stories, including “To Catch a Kumiho”, which will appear in In the Spirit of 13, coming Fall, 2022. Blair’s short story “A Contrapuntal Duet” was the … Continue reading

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NEWSFLASH: Melodie Campbell’s Interview Is Live!

An interview with Melodie Campbell always delights. This week, Donna Carrick on the Dead to Writes podcast talks to Melodie about her short story “The Kindred Spirits Detective Agency”, which will appear in The Spirit of 13 Mesdames of Mayhem … Continue reading

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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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MESDAMES ON THE MOVE: JULY 2022

Happy Summer, Dear Readers! Podcast interviews, author bios and notes—we’re busy preparing for our 5th anthology, In the Spirit of 13. And there’s more in August when the virtual writers’ festival, When Words Collide happens. And now for the pièce … Continue reading

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