Tag Archives: Thirteen

Meet the Mesdames, Rosemary McCracken ~ by Joan O’Callaghan

Authors, teachers, business-women, and so much more… Our own Joan O’Callaghan presents a series of interviews with each of our Mesdames. Born and raised in Montreal, Rosemary McCracken has worked on newspapers across Canada as a reporter, arts writer and … Continue reading

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Meet the Mesdames, Catherine Dunphy ~ by Joan O’Callaghan

Authors, teachers, business-women, and so much more… Our own Joan O’Callaghan presents a series of interviews with each of our Mesdames. A National Newspaper Award winner for feature writing, Catherine Dunphy was a staff writer at The Toronto Star, Canada’s … Continue reading

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Mesdames on the Move ~ Joan O’Callaghan

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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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Meet the Mesdames, Donna Carrick ~ by Joan O’Callaghan

Authors, teachers, business-women, and so much more… Our own Joan O’Callaghan presents a series of interviews with each of our Mesdames. An executive member of Crime Writers Of Canada, Donna Carrick volunteers her time as a mentor to aspiring CWC … Continue reading

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BOOK COVERS: AN ART EXPLOSION! ~ M.H. Callway

Greetings Readers! Technological revolution causes a paradox in impacted businesses: a rapid crumbling of seemingly impregnable bastions of commerce coupled with the birth of flourishing new enterprises. The proliferation of the e-book has led to a huge demand for book … 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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WHY THIRTEEN: AN ANTHOLOGY OF CRIME FICTION?

Greeting readers! The Mesdames of Mayhem are coming up to their first anniversary so I thought it was timely to reprint my guest blog from Mme Rosemary McCracken’s website. What’s even more exciting is that Rosemary’s story, The Sweetheart Scamster, … Continue reading

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Selling the Book ~ Joan O’Callaghan

When my first books, Amazing Days and Places to See, People to See, Things to Do, All Across Canada, were published in the 90s, marketing them was easy -I didn’t have to do a thing! My publisher, Scholastic Canada, did … Continue reading

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And Then There Were None ~ West End Studio Theatre, Feb/2014

The Mesdames of Mayhem are joining forces with the original Madame of Mayhem, the wonderful Agatha Christie via the West End Studio Theatre (W.E.S.T.) in Oakville, for their forthcoming production of And Then There Were None. In this superlative mystery, … Continue reading

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