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“How Characters I Know Affect What I Write” by (Terrie Farley Moran)

Terrie Farley Moran began her fiction-writing career with short stories, and her 2015 Agatha-nominated story for EQMM, “A Killing at the Beausoleil” is a prequel to her Read ’Em and Eat novels. The first book in that series, Well Read, … Continue reading

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“Writing a New Series” (by Dave Zeltserman)

Dave Zeltserman is the author of the Julius Katz mystery series, which began in Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine and has won the Shamus and multiple EQMM Readers Awards. Its next entry, “Archie on Loan,” will appear in EQMM’s 75th-anniversary issue (September/October … Continue reading

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“A Long Time Ago in an Emirate Far, Far Away . . .” (by Josh Pachter)

The author of more than four dozen published short stories and numerous translations, Josh Pachter has long been a valued contributor to EQMM. His stories typically have interesting settings, a result of his wide-ranging travels. In this post, he talks … Continue reading

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ONE OF MY FAVORITE SERIES

In my last post I said I wished there was more talk of the work of classic authors in the field at mystery conventions. One writer who ought to be considered a luminary of the genre, and worthy of such … Continue reading

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