The Crime Fiction Museum

crime fiction museum

  Whether you’re a fan of crime fiction or you’re mystery writer yourself, you’ll definitely want to plan a visit to the Crime Museum during your next visit to Washington, DC, Founded in 2008 by attorney John Morgan and his friend, John Walsh, known for hosting America’s Most Wanted, the museum provides guests with the… Continue Reading The Crime Fiction Museum »

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Online writing classes

writing classes

  With February winding down, we’re almost two months into 2015, and most of your New Years resolutions may have fallen to the wayside. If you made a resolution to write more in 2015 or started the year determined to finish your crime fiction novel, now is a great time to kick start your motivation… Continue Reading Online writing classes »

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Winter weather thrillers

winter weather

&nbsp For much of the Northeastern part of the country, it’s been the snowiest February on record – and we’ve still got over a week left in the month. The novelty of “snow days” and sledding in the backyard has long since given way to cabin fever and frustration at the never-ending deluge. It’s no… Continue Reading Winter weather thrillers »

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Love as a Motive in Crime Fiction

love as motive

  With Valentine’s Day just a few days away, it’s a fitting time to take a look at love as a motive in crime fiction. Anyone who has ever been in love knows even the best relationships come with those “I dream of stabbing you with a kitchen knife” moments, so it’s no wonder that… Continue Reading Love as a Motive in Crime Fiction »

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Finding the right length for your crime fiction novel

novel length

  We’ve all read mystery novels that seem to plod along endlessly, going into explicit detail about every irrelevant fact as we slog our way through in hopes of finding out whodunnit. Then there are those thrillers that end without warning – leaving us with more questions than answers. Finding the right length for your… Continue Reading Finding the right length for your crime fiction novel »

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Get ready for Super Bowl Sunday with a Football Thriller!


  Excitement is building for Super Bowl, and in just three days, millions of fans will tune in to see the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks take the field. This year’s hype has included plenty of scandal and drama – but it’s nothing compared to what crime fiction authors have dreamed up about the… Continue Reading Get ready for Super Bowl Sunday with a Football Thriller! »

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Love is Murder Mystery Conference


Whether you’re a fan of romance thrillers or you’re trying to break into mystery writing, you won’t want to miss this year’s Love is Murder Conference in Chicago. Just two weeks away, this annual romance thriller conference will be held this year from February 6 – 8 and offers a great setting for writers, fans,… Continue Reading Love is Murder Mystery Conference »

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