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Wine, chocolate, and journalism

The March 2016 issue of Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine includes my short story, “Abundance of Patience,” loosely inspired by layoffs in the newspaper business. I recently wrote a little about my passion for journalism, sparkling wine, and chocolate at Writers

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A couple of months ago, I wrote that I’d sold my first short story and promised more details upon publication. And I’m thrilled to say here it is: “A Haven of Learning…and Death” appears in the October issue of Alfred

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Recent Posts at Writers Who Kill

The beauty of small-town life
5 February 2017
The ups and downs of living in a place where everyone knows your name.

A writing metaphor in 750 pieces
22 January 2017
How a jigsaw puzzle taught me something new about my husband of 25 years...and how it relates to writing.


Flash and Bang anthology cover

Flash and Bang, the first Short Mystery Fiction Society anthology.

Available from your independent bookstore (ISBN: 9781611878295 -- ask for it!) and Untreed Reads | Barnes and Noble | iBook | Amazon: Paperback | Amazon: eBook |

Publication date: October 2015 Publisher: Untreed Reads

Appearances Cover

Appearances, a short story available from Amazon.

This short story originally appeared in Fish Nets: The Second Guppy Anthology (Wildside Press, 2013)