Guest Chick: J.C. Kenney

Jennifer here, and I’m welcoming J.C. back to the blog. Cheers for an ardent Chicks on the Case fan and a fun shirt enthusiast. Special congrats to J.C. on his 31st wedding anniversary! 31…and Counting! Hi, friends! It’s always a thrill to be back hanging out with the Chicks on the Case, especially today. You see, today is special because it is the 31st anniversary … Continue reading Guest Chick: J.C. Kenney

Guest Chick: Heather Weidner

The Chicks are happy to have Heather Weidner on the blog sharing about her early influences. Take it away, Heather! Early Influences That Led to My Addiction to the Mystery Life Many thanks to Ellen and the Chicks for letting me visit and talk about the early influences that led to my life-long addiction to mysteries and true-crime and provided lots of background material for … Continue reading Guest Chick: Heather Weidner

Guest Chick: Jacqueline Vick

Hi, Ellen here! I e-met Jacqueline Vick through Dana Kaye’s Your Breakout Book and we became fast friends – to the point where I have to remind myself we have yet to meet in person! I love her post on where writers find unexpected idea inspiration… Where Writers Get Their Ideas. It May Surprise You. One of the questions I’m most often asked about writing … Continue reading Guest Chick: Jacqueline Vick

Guest Chick: Dawn Dixon

Becky here. I’m thrilled to host Dawn Dixon today so she can tell you about the terror and exhilaration of debuting her novel, FAUX FINISHED. Have Book Club, Will TravelThis article originally appeared in the February 2022 Writers and Publishers newsletter. “Home again, home again, jiggety-jig,” I mutter unhappily as I pull up to my friend Carol’s smart brick ranch house. Its book-club day and … Continue reading Guest Chick: Dawn Dixon

Guest Chick: Gigi Pandian

We Chicks have a very special treat for you today: magical mystery author, locked-room expert and our good friend Gigi Pandian, whose latest Under Lock & Skeleton Key has just hit the shelves. Take it away, Gigi! Thanks so much to Lisa and Ellen for inviting me to join the Chicks today! Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about something that’s not a new idea, … Continue reading Guest Chick: Gigi Pandian

Guest Chick: Francelia Belton

Hi, Ellen here. I met Francelia Belton when I visited Colorado to teach workshops for the Sisters in Crime – Colorado chapter and we totally hit it off, both as writers and human beings. 😉 I’m thrilled to welcome her to Chicks with this wonderful post… “First Sentences are Doors to Worlds.” First, I’d like to thank Ellen and the other Chicks for having me … Continue reading Guest Chick: Francelia Belton

Guest Chick: Julie Anne Lindsey

The Chicks are thrilled to welcome the talented, prolific, and super-lovely author Julie Anne Lindsey to the blog today. She shares a wonderful post about her passion for cozies. Read on and then share what you love about them! Confessions of a Cozy Mystery Writing Addict Thank you so much to Ellen and the Chicks for inviting me over today! Chatting about cozies, inspiration, craft … Continue reading Guest Chick: Julie Anne Lindsey

Guest Chick: Nikki Knight

             Vickie here, and it’s a pleasure to welcome as our guest today on Chicks fab author Nikki Knight, whose new Vermont Radio Mystery series just released this month! I had the privilege and good luck to get an advance read of Live, Local and DEAD, and it’s a stellar first entry to this fun series. Today, the author will tell us a bit about … Continue reading Guest Chick: Nikki Knight