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Mesdames on the Arthur Ellis Shortlist!

Crime writers across Canada were out in force on Thursday, April 23rd for the annual Arthur Ellis short list event held across three time zones in Vancouver, Calgary, Ottawa and Toronto. CWC’s hard-working Nate Hendley hosted the Toronto event at … Continue reading

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The Mesdames of Mayhem: A roaring end to 2014!

Greetings Readers! WE HAVE A WINNER!! Our very own Mme Joan O’Callaghan is not just a finalist, but the absolute first prize winner of Polar Expressions Publishing’s 2014 National Summer Poetry and Short Story Contest! Her flash fiction crime story, … Continue reading

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Arthur Ellis Awards ~ June 5, 2014, Arts & Letters Club, Toronto

Well, Friends, the results are in. Our beloved THIRTEEN did not win the Arthur Ellis Award last night, but it certainly made a terrific showing, with TWO nominations for Best Short Story. Our two nominees are: Watermelon Weekend by Donna … Continue reading

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We Are So Proud…………………….. by Joan O’Callaghan

What a few months it’s been for both THIRTEEN and its contributing authors, the fabulous Mesdames of Mayhem! On Thursday, April 25, an excited audience gathered on the lower level of Indigo at Manulife in Toronto to enjoy readings by … Continue reading

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The Three C’S to Publication ~ M.H. Callway

​What happens after you are shortlisted – or even win – the Debut Dagger or the Unhanged Arthur? Will you finally get published? The answer, based on my personal experience and that of my friends, is definitely YES. ​That said, … Continue reading

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