Author Archives: somethingisgoingtohappen

Writing in the Margin (by Cheryl Rogers)

As you’ll read in this post, Australian short-story writer Cheryl Rogers is a former journalist and the author of two nonfiction books. For her short fiction, she is a multiple winner of both the Henry Lawson Society of New South … Continue reading

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Ramping Up Mystery With Setting (by Karen Jobst)

Iowa writer Karen Jobst is a poet whose work has appeared in various literary magazines. Her first published fiction, “Into Thin Air,” appears in our current issue (January/February 2022), in the Department of First Stories. It’s the story of a … Continue reading

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HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM EQMM

From our family to yours, wishing a happy and healthful 2022 to all. Stick with us for another year of mystery fiction.

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HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM EQMM

Wishing you a happy, healthy, and warm holiday with just the right amount of mystery.

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The Mystery of Sports (by Eli Cranor)

It’s not often that we see the topic of sports mysteries on this blog, and this time we’ve got one from a former professional athlete. Eli Cranor played quarterback at every level: peewee to professional, and then coached high school football for … Continue reading

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Messy Disposals: Sir Henry Merrivale vs. Erast Fandorin (by R.T. Raichev)

R. T. Raichev is one of EQMM’s regular contributors of short-story length classical mysteries—though they always have a modern edge! His story “To Slay a Stranger” appeared in our September/October 2021 issue and we have more of his stories coming up in 2022. … Continue reading

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To Girlfriend or Not To Girlfriend (by Andrew Welsh-Huggins)

Andrew Welsh-Huggins is a reporter covering criminal-justice issues for The Associated Press in Columbus, Ohio. He is also the author of seven mystery novels featuring P.I. Andy Hayes. It’s a series Publishers Weekly has called “Intriguing,” but writing any series … Continue reading

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THANK YOU FROM EQMM!

To all our readers, writers, and friends: We are grateful for you and wish you a weekend of warmth and peace.

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Bound in Leather—But Not in a Creepy Way (by Kevin Mims)

Short story writer Kevin Mims is a frequent contributor to this blog site, his essays for us often insightful reviews of the body of work of one great writer in the field or another. This time, he discusses a branch … Continue reading

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I Once Saw a Man (by Victor Kreuiter)

After making his debut as a writer in several literary magazines and Mike Shayne’s Mystery Magazine, there was a many-years-long hiatus before Victor Kreuiter finally turned again to fiction writing. He makes his return in EQMM’s current issue (November/December 2021), … Continue reading

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