Writing History in Fiction

Perhaps you have decided you would like to write a story set in the past, but you have never attempted such a feat. Bestselling author, James Alexander Thom has written many historical novels. In his book, Once Upon a Time It Was Now, he shares tips and methods to...

A Special SinC Day at Barnes & Noble

By MB Dabney As a longtime member of the Speed City chapter of Sisters in Crime, I can attest that we love mysteries. We love reading them, we love writing them, and we love talking about them and sharing that love with others. So we are particularly looking forward...

Writing Irish

If I had known what fun it is “Writing Irish,” I would have started half a century ago. Maybe I was so slow to go Irish due to my Scots blood. Our bookshelves at home were loaded with Burns, Scott, MacDonald and Stevenson. Mighty bards and storytellers,...