Blog posts are listed chronologically by publishing date, with the most recent at the top. To read my guest blog, simply click on the photo.
December 23, 2105: Sharon Buchbinder
An interview and an excerpt from The Hanged Man’s Noose on Sharon’s blog.
The story behind my flash fiction story, BEAUTIFUL KILLER, included in the Short Mystery Fiction Society’s anthology, Flash and Bang.
SNEAK PEAK offers blog readers the chance to read the first three chapters.
December 9, 2015: Handbags, Books, Whatever
Author Vicki Batman blog offers recipes, handbags, books, crafts … click to find my recipe for Anneliese’s Almond Crescents — shortbread to die for.
December 2, 2015: Kevin’s Corner: When Less Needs More: The Story Behind The Hanged Man’s Noose
How a short story became a novel — eventually!
November 24, 2015: Blogging with Beverley: Tuesdays Tips and Tweaks
Author Beverley Bateman welcomes authors to blog about their writing tips. A great series. Now I just have to follow my own advice!
Nigel Bird’s blog offers authors a chance to interview themselves. Great fun!
November 8, 2015: Lesley A. Diehl
Lesley’s “serious issue behind the cozy” series invites authors to talk about just that. In this post, I talk about urban sprawl and not-always-wanted development!
November 6, 2015: Joanne Guidoccio
Joanne recently started a Second Act series, where authors talk about what they did BEFORE they were writers. Find out how I went from Credit Manager to crime writer in “Facts to Fiction.”
October 20, 2015: Writers Who Kill
A multi-author blog with interviews on all things mystery. Thanks to Grace Topping, who read The Hanged Man’s Noose and requested that I take part.
Sometimes you get mentioned in a blog and you aren’t expecting it! Thanks to June Lorraine for her kind words about my blog. Be sure to check out her blog, which is one of my favorites.
October 16, 2015: AbeBooks Reading Copy, AbeBooks.com
A great place to find new, used, rare and out-of-print books, with thousands of booksellers selling millions of books. A real treat to be interviewed for their blog, and I was thrilled to see a number of their booksellers listed The Hanged Man’s Noose!
October 16, 2015: Nicky Peacock
Nicky is a British author of paranormal romance, horror, and fantasy fiction. She lives in the UK; her work has been published in Canada, US, Australia, UK and Ireland.
A series of 10 not-your-usual questions from a blog in Ireland! Yes, Ireland!
I love reading Omnimystery News. This particular interview delves deeper than most. A great experience.
A repeat of my post on Debra Purdy Kong.
September 27, 2015: Debra Purdy Kong
A visit with author Debra Purdy Kong. Her blog is called The Writing Life, Business and Personal. Be sure to check it out!
A return visit with Stacy Juba, this time to chat about The Hanged Man’s Noose and being a pantser vs. a plotter.
September 18, 2015: Dru’s Book Musings
In addition to reviewing mystery novels, Dru invites authors to write a “Day in the Life” of the protagonist. Here’s Emily Garland, talking about why she decided to take the job as editor of Inside the Landing! An absolute hoot to write, and an honor to be on Dru’s Book Musings — I’ve been following her blog forever!
September 14, 2015: C.E. Lawrence/Carole Bugge
Carole Bugge writes suspense under the pen name C.E. Lawrence, and hosts a weekly author interview blog. I first “met” Carole when she was my Mystery I Fiction Writing tutor at Gotham Writing School. This post talks about that experience and the impact Carole made on my writing.
September 9, 2015: Shelf Pleasure
Book recommendations for women who love to read and want to share their great (and not-so-great) finds. Packed with fun and informative articles about books and authors, Shelf Pleasure is a go-to source for the latest book news and trends.
August 2015: Cozy in Miami/Miami Interview #20
Miami author R. V. Reyes was looking for authors with memories of Miami. If you’re interested in what igloos and alligators have in common, you have to read this post. It’s truly one of my favorites so far.
August 28, 2105: Killer Crafts & Crafty Killers
The blog of Anastasia Pollock, crafts editor and reluctant amateur sleuth. One of my favorite blogs, with Book Club Fridays, Cooking with Cloris (some great recipes) and lots of crafts.
The combined blog home of Monica Ferris, Tracy Weber, Linda O. Johnston, and Betty Hechtman, author are invited to write about their character’s hobbies. I wrote about Emily Garland’s love of running.
August 13, 2015: Rosemary McCracken: Moving Targer
A prolific short story writer and author of the Pat Tierney mystery series, Rosemary took time out of her busy schedule to interview me about The Hanged Man’s Noose.
August 11, 2015: Terry Ambrose: Authenticity Matters
An interview with author and book reviewer Terry Ambrose. In Terry’s own words, “I like writing about con artists and liars and people that are conflicted. Maybe I’m conflicted myself. After all, I’m half computer programmer, half mystery writer.” In my interview with Terry, I talk about why authenticity matters.
August 9, 2015: Femmes Fatales: Power of Association
Thanks to Hank Phillippi Ryan, who invited me to appear on Femmes Fatales, a wonderful blog hosted by several bestselling authors. If you haven’t read Hank’s books, do yourself a favor and get started!
August 9, 2015: Smorgasbord – Variety is the Spice of Life
True to its name, this blog offers up a medley of all things writing related. I was beyond delighted when they chose The Hanged Man’s Noose to be part of their New Book Fanfare.
August 5, 2015: Writer Wednesdays: Val Muller
Each Wednesday, Val Muller hosts another author on her blog. I was more than happy to pay Val another visit to talk about The Hanged Man’s Noose.
August 4, 2015: My Two Cents (Before Inflation)
James M (Jim) Jackson is the author of the Seamus McCree mystery series, and I’m a huge fan of his. I sat down with Jim to talk about everything from my writing process to the authors who inspired me. Great questions and good fun!
July 28, 2015: Welcome Back to Birds and Books Author Judy Penz Sheluk
An opportunity to tell Emily Garland’s story as Kathleen poses a number of questions to my protagonist in The Hanged Man’s Noose.
July 27, 2015: BOLOBooks
The name comes from the common police acronym meaning “be on the look out.” (or “be on the lookout” – depending on your source). This is especially appropriate in this case, as this blog focuses on books in the mystery and thriller genre.
July 18, 2015: Carrick Publishing: The Power of “What If?”
Donna and Alex Carrick welcome me to their website, where I talk about the power of “What If?” and how it helps to form my fiction.
A blog written by a group of talented mystery writers: Kait Carson, Theresa Crater, Sarah Henning, Cynthia Kuhn, Pamela A. Oberg, Sue Star, Mary Sutton, Diane Vallere.. One of my favorite blogs to follow, it was a thrill to be part of their Summer Reading Bonanza.
The Greater St. Louis Chapter of Sisters in Crime is dedicated to helping every writer achieve the dream of publication.
April 8, 2015: Writer Wednesday with Judy Penz Sheluk: What If?
An English teacher by day, writer by night, Val Muller grew up in cold and haunted New England and has moved up and down the East Coast before finding the right balance in Northern Virginia. She has two corgis, a rambunctious and curious dog named Leia, and a kind and obedient (yet terrified) dog named Yoda. The corgis have their own page (and book series) at www.CorgiCapers.com.
Find Val and sign up for her blog at www.valmuller.com.
Each month, Gotham Writers Workshop publishes a newsletter and includes a “Student Success” story, based on letters submitted to the school. Since my experience with Gotham was very positive, I took the time to write in. For students of creative writing, regardless of genre, I highly recommend Gotham.