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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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NEWS FLASH: Madona Skaff Interview Now Live!

Join us this week @DeadToWritesPod for Donna Carrick’s excellent interview with Madona Skaff ! Madona talks about her story “Moving On”, which will appear in In the Spirit of 13 this fall.

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NEWS FLASH: WOTS this weekend!

Meet the Mesdames of Mayhem at WORD ON THE STREET, this weekend, June 11 -12th in Writers Block, Booth #WO2. Buy copies of our anthologies and books by authors, Lisa De Nikolits, Blair Keetch, Lynne Murphy, Rosemary McCracken, Caro Soles … Continue reading

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MESDAMES ON THE MOVE: June, 2022

June is proving to be the busiest month of 2022 for the Mesdames of Mayhem with the Toronto International Festival of Authors, Word on the Street, Dead to Writes podcasts and reading events – not to mention new book publications … Continue reading

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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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