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Mesdames on the Move -March 2017 – An Update

CALLING ALL NEW CRIME FICTION AUTHORS! Only 5 days to submit your crime fiction story to 13 Claws. The deadline for submissions by authors previously unpublished in crime fiction is March 15, 2017.  Check the tab on this website for submission rules! *** … Continue reading

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Learn With the Mesdames No. 1

Over the next few months we will be publishing a series of blogs from Mesdames who write and also teach writing. This month we feature our Queen of Comedy, Mme. Melodie Campbell, author of the Goddaughter mysteries.   Vegetables for … Continue reading

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WOW! 2016 What a Year!

FABULOUS EVENTS!! The Mesdames sponsored and attended numerous book launches, readings and public events in 2016.  Our highlight of the year was Sept 25th at Word on the Street, Toronto’s classic book fair in support of writers, readers and literacy. We had our booth … Continue reading

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BIG NEWS: 13 CLAWS SHORT STORY CONTEST!

The Mesdames of Mayhem are delighted to announce a crime fiction short story contest for Canadian writers previously unpublished in the genre. The winning story will be included in our third anthology, 13 Claws, to be published in 2017. Many … Continue reading

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Mesdames on the Move–February

On Jan. 21st the Mesdames of Mayhem were out in force to support their colleague, Mme. Joan O’Callaghan at the launch of her late husband’s book, Maverick Publisher. Joan O’Callaghan endured several sleepless nights worrying about everything from whether the … Continue reading

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The Mesdames’ Sparkling Year!

Farewell 2014, but what a terrific year it’s been: New books, dazzling awards and critical acclaim, oh, my! And the New Year promises the Mesdames more new books and success, which I’ll highlight in my upcoming blog. But first, let’s … Continue reading

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Meet the Mesdames, D.J. (Dorothy) McIntosh~ 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. D.J. (Dorothy) McIntosh left her professional job to carve out a career as an author. It took almost ten … Continue reading

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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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Windigo Fire, by M.H. Callway ~ Launching October, 2014!

“This is the most ambitious publishing program in our 19-year history,” says publisher Maureen Whyte. (Seraphim Editions) We’re thrilled to bring you this fabulous news from Mesdames’ founder M.H. Callway: her debut novel WINDIGO FIRE is scheduled for release in … Continue reading

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Meet the Mesdames, Lisa de Nikolits ~ 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. Lisa has a great passion for mystery, crime and short stories and is thrilled to be invited to join … Continue reading

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