Happy book birthday to Becky Clark’s Metaphor for Murder (Mystery Writer’s Mysteries #3)!
It’s always great to host awesome author Judy Penz Sheluk on Chicks. Today’s she’s sharing her take on a very interesting topic and how it relates to her latest release… Crossover Characters TV shows have long used crossover episodes/characters to launch a spinoff. Classic examples include All in the Family/The Jeffersons/Maude; Mary Tyler Moore/Rhoda; and Happy Days/Mork & Mindy. But television isn’t the only place … Continue reading Guest Chick: Judy Penz Sheluk
Season’s greetings, beloved readers! We wish you and yours the happiest of happy holiday seasons and a bright New Year. We’ll see you in January – the 4th, to be exact – but thought we’d celebrate the end of a year by revisiting photos from each Chick’s early beginnings – including our newest Chicklet in the nest, Jen! Leslie Karst Ellen Byron Lisa Q. Mathews … Continue reading Happy Ho-Ho-Holidays!
Hi there, Becky here, with one last gift for you to close out our year here at Chicks on the Case … our guest, Lorrie Holmgren! Thank you to Chicks on the Case for inviting me to be a guest blogger! My series of lighthearted mysteries feature Emily Swift, who writes travel articles about delightful places to go on vacation and ends up being drawn … Continue reading Guest Chick—Lorrie Holmgren
‘Tis the season for brown paper packages tied up with strings, but instead of talking about our favorite things, we thought we’d share our not-so-faves–namely expressions that set our teeth on edge. Read our least favorite expressions then chime in with your own.
The Chicks are thrilled to welcome Susan McCormick, author-slash-physician-slash-amazing human being. Susan’s Fog Ladies series celebrates senior sleuths. She joins us today to talk about unexpected gifts in difficult times. Take it away, Susan! My mom would have loved the COVID stay-at-home orders. An excuse to hole up with her murder mystery books and cooking shows. Stay on the couch. Eat what you want because … Continue reading Joy in the Time of Alzheimer’s
Welcome to Chicks Book Club! Please feel free to ask any questions you have about the book, the series, the characters, the writing process, the research, or anything you’re curious about. Continue reading “Chicks Book Club: Puzzling Ink by Becky Clark”
The Chicks are happy to welcome back Lois Winston, who writes the bestselling Anastasia Pollack Crafting Mysteries. Take it away, Lois! From Dreams of Flying to the Moon to Fomenting Murder and Mayhem When I was twelve years old, I wanted to be an astronaut. I could think of nothing I wanted more than to travel among the stars — until the stark reality of … Continue reading Guest Chick: Lois Winston
Please join us in welcoming Mary Angela back to Chicks! She is the author of the Professor Prather academic mysteries and the new Happy Camper cozies. The first book in the series, Open for Murder, is out now, and Mary will give away an eBook to one lucky commenter today! 🌟 Different Can Be Good I’ve been thinking a lot about the holidays and what … Continue reading Guest Chick: Mary Angela
Ellen here, and I’m happy to welcome my friend Colleen Mooney to Chicks. Colleen, a native New Orleanian, writes the endlessly entertaining Go Cup Chronicles Mystery Series. Thanks so much for joining us today, Colleen! HURRICANE HAVOC I want to thank Ellen Byron and Chicks on the Case for having me as a guest. Being a guest anywhere right now is quite an honor since … Continue reading Guest Chick: Colleen Mooney
The Chicks are thrilled to welcome back Dianne Freeman, author of the award-winning Countess of Harleigh mysteries! Dianne gives us a fascinating glimpse into one of the challenges of writing historical fiction. Bonus: she is very kindly offering a giveaway too…read on for more. Watching My Words I’ve always loved history, and writing the Countess of Harleigh mystery series is one of my greatest pleasures. … Continue reading Guest Chick: Dianne Freeman
We have something super fresh and seasonal for you today: please welcome Melissa Bourbon and Wendy Watson, authors of several terrific series on their own who are now writing a series together: the Book Magic Mysteries! Nothing like a little magic just in time for Halloween… Hello readers! We are so excited to be with you on Chicks on the Case today. I’m Melissa Bourbon, and … Continue reading Guest Chicks: Melissa Bourbon and Wendy Watson