Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Killer Nashville Writing Competitions for Published & Unpublished Works


  • Deadline: April 1, 2020
    Killer Nashville is the premier forum for all literature incorporating mystery, thriller, suspense, or true crime. We host two annual writing competitions: The Killer Nashville Claymore Award and the Killer Nashville Silver Falchion Award.  The Claymore competition is for unpublished works. Prizes include the Claymore Award, possible publication, publicity, and more. Written critiques are also available. The Silver Falchion competition is for works published in 2019. Prizes for this award include a $250 cash prize, a medal, publicity, and more. Winners will be announced at the Killer Nashville International Writers’ Conference August 22, 2020. killernashville.com/awards

Friday, August 30, 2019

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Resources for Writing a Compelling Mystery #MichiganMurderAndMayhem

Hello! My name is Chelsea Thomas and I’m the author of the Apple Orchard cozy mystery series. When I started writing this series, I learned a lot about the various elements that go into a cozy, including the mystery, the romance, and the recipes! Still, the foundation for every good book is the writing. I’ve found a lot of helpful resources for creating a compelling mystery, here are a few of my favorites.
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