New Book: Murder at Cape Foulweather

New Book: Murder at Cape Foulweather

Fat Lady Press, known for its humorous mysteries, has released its newest novel, Murder at Cape Foulweather, the first in a series by the Sun City Sluts. The five Sun City Sluts, fortyish, fast and full of hell, attend a writing workshop at a remote lodge on the...
Creating Dynamic Story People

Creating Dynamic Story People

PORTLAND, OR: Characters are at the heart of all compelling fiction. Commercial fiction, short stories, or the Great American Novel – they all have at their heart at least one character who touches readers in unexpected ways. An upcoming Oregon Writers Colony...
FOM Member Wins Scholarship for Mystery Writing

FOM Member Wins Scholarship for Mystery Writing

New York, NY – Mystery Writers of America announces the recipients of the 2012 Helen McCloy/MWA Scholarship for Mystery Writing: Martha Ragland of Portland, OR, and Shizuka Otake of Jackson Heights, NY. Each will use her $500 scholarship award to offset tuition for...
Friend of Mystery Ann Littlewood’s Latest: ENDANGERED

Friend of Mystery Ann Littlewood’s Latest: ENDANGERED

Long time Friend of Mystery and past Bloody Thursday guest Ann Littlewood’s latest zoo mystery will be released July 10. Endangered features the return of zoo keeper Iris Oakley, called in to rescue exotic animals from a remote farm in Washington State after a drug...
Harley Sachs Publishes Latest Book: Burnt Out

Harley Sachs Publishes Latest Book: Burnt Out

Harley L. Sachs, Friends of Mystery’s host at Terwilliger Plaza, announces the publication of Burnt Out, the third in the Irwin Glass series following Betrayal and Retribution. In this volume, Irwin Glass, a teacher of English to foreign students, is  sucked...