Guest Chick Grace Topping: Second Chances and Reinvention

We’re thrilled to welcome debut author Grace Topping to Chicks. Her journey from the Navy to mystery author is so interesting!  Who wouldn’t want a second chance or being able to reinvent yourself? That idea is so appealing, it’s no surprise cozy mysteries featuring second chances are so popular. Reading about characters reinventing themselves is always fun, but recently it had me thinking about the … Continue reading Guest Chick Grace Topping: Second Chances and Reinvention

Guest Editor: Kendel Lynn

Ever wonder about the behind-the-scenes stories of the book publishing industry? Well, wonder no more, because each month we’re featuring an interview with a well-known book blogger, editor, or agent. Today, we are excited to welcome Kendel Lynn, Editorial Director and co-founder of Henery Press. She is also the author of the popular Elliott Lisbon Mysteries and other publications. And she served as president of … Continue reading Guest Editor: Kendel Lynn

Congratulations, Vickie!

The Chicks are thrilled to share that our very own Vickie Fee is the newest hen in the Henery Press henhouse. The popular press has picked up her Café Cinema Mystery Series in a three-book deal. We’re all looking forward to the adventures of an amateur sleuth who inherits a time-worn movie palace. What a great location for a cozy series! Cheep cheep hooray to … Continue reading Congratulations, Vickie!

Three Hauntings

Please welcome special guests Cindy Brown and Alexia Gordon! Last year, unbeknownst to us at the time, all three of us were writing books set in theaters. Not just theaters but specifically opera houses. And not just opera houses but haunted opera houses. We must have been plugged into the same cosmic channel while we were drafting…or perhaps the spirits had a little something to … Continue reading Three Hauntings

Guest Chick: Julie Mulhern

Welcome, guest Chick Julie Mulhern! Julie writes the oh-so-fun and witty Country Club Murders for Henery Press. She joins us today to talk about her happy childhood (yes, they actually exist) and how it inspired her series. Happy Childhoods, Lack of Angst, and Murder I had an idyllic childhood. There, I said it. Mine was a childhood filled with horses, and tennis, and a happy … Continue reading Guest Chick: Julie Mulhern

Chicks Interview: SinC President Diane Vallere

Diane Vallere is a powerhouse. Not only does she write four — that’s right, FOUR — mystery series, she’s served in a variety of volunteer positions, culminating in her current gig as national president of the renown organization, Sisters in Crime. How does Diane do it all, and what tips does she have for fellow authors? Read on…  EB: How on earth do you write four series? … Continue reading Chicks Interview: SinC President Diane Vallere