Daily Handbasket: After the Jump

June 14, 2017 by - 3 Comments

    I’m over at the Kill Zone Blog today, where I’ve posted a critique of  an anonymous author’s opening to a novel called The Last White Rose. I was shy about writing the critique because I don’t often do personal critiques, except for friends and the occasional student. But I had a lot of fun doing …Read More

So This Happened: An Edgar Nomination!

January 20, 2017 by - 8 Comments

  News, y’all–I have big news! It seems that my peers, fellow members of Mystery Writers of America, have selected my short story, A Paler Shade of Death, as one of five finalists for the 2017 Edgar Awards in the Short Story category. What’s an Edgar Award? you might ask. (I didn’t know either until I became …Read More