Kindergarten Dreams
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Kindergarten Dreams

If there’s one question you need to have an answer to when you’re in kindergarten, it’s “What do you want to be when you grow up?” In fact, it’s practically impossible to make it out of grade school without being questioned about your future plans. So did we know early on that we wanted to be mystery writers, or did that come a little later? This week, the Chicks are talking about our early ambitions. Continue reading

Mystery tropes: It was a dark and stormy night…
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Mystery tropes: It was a dark and stormy night…

When if comes to mysteries, there are certain elements that get repeated a lot. The alcoholic detective who’s running from his past. The amateur sleuth who has to investigate to clear her name. The suspect who confesses everything at the end of the book for no particular reason other than clearing up loose ends. This week, we’ve rounded up some of the usual suspects. Continue reading