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Revel without a Pause/Hearing Voices

revelsbagsThis past Saturday, a number of MWA-NY members met to assemble the gift bags which will be given to all who attend our Winter Revels on December 2. Lots of swag—books and magazines, yes, but also a few surprises. With the gift bag, the food and drink, and the chance to congregate and indulge in convivial conversations, it’s safe to say that this year’s Revels will be a solstice celebration to remember. To the left of this blog post you’ll see where you can register to attend the soirée de mystère et de plaisir. A little over a year ago, I was asked to write a piece for Trace Evidence, Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine’s blog. The result was “Hearing Voices,” and you’ll…

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Where Are You Going? Where Have You Been?

Author Joseph Goodrich poses the question: who are your influences?

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Death in the Footlights

Crime and the theater have always had a mutually beneficial relationship. As an extremity of human behavior, crime is dramatic. We see this in plays that we might not immediately think of as mysteries. Oedipus Rex, of course, and Medea, which could be viewed as an ancient Cornell Woolrich revenge story—The Bride Wore Poison. O’Neill’s Mourning […]

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Carrie Smith has won writing awards and a fellowship to the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. Her debut mystery novel is SILENT CITY. In this Mug Shot profile, she lets us in on her writing routine and who some of her favorite authors are.

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