Write What (and Where) You Know: Location as Character

by Heather Weidner Thank you so much for letting me visit. I’m Heather Weidner, and I write the Delanie Fitzgerald mysteries, Secret Lives and Private Eyes, The Tulip Shirt Murders, and Glitter, Glam, and Contraband. All are set in and … Continue reading

My Launch for Murder at the Moonshine Inn

Saturday’s launch for Murder at the Moonshine Inn was a success. It was a lovely, warm day in Richmond, Virginia, but that didn’t stop friends, old and new, from coming out to wish me well and get a signed copy … Continue reading

May is National Short Story Month. Let’s Celebrate!

Do you read short stories? If so, you know how satisfying and enjoyable they can be. If not, here are just a few reasons to start: The plotting will be tighter and the pace quicker, keeping suspense alive and you … Continue reading

The Woman in White: Mysteries at Our Own Doors

Romance, mystery, conflict, deception, secrets, and all around evil doings make The Woman in White a page turner. This classic by Wilkie Collins was considered a “sensation” novel when published in 1859 and is now noted as an early example … Continue reading

My Interview with Author Maria Ruiz

Today, I’m privileged to be interviewed by author Maria Ruiz on her blog. Along with asking me about my published works, Murder at the Book Group and “A Not So Genteel Murder,” my story in the Virginia is for Mysteries … Continue reading