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Our September Author Interviews--9/6 Kathleen Valenti, 9/13 David Burnsworth, 9/20 Jeri Westerson, 9/27 Frances Brody. Please join us in welcoming these authors to WWK.

September Saturday Guest Bloggers: 9/2--Anne Bannon, 9/9 WWK Bloggers, 9/16 Margaret S. Hamilton, 9/23 Kait Carson, and on 9/30 Trixie Stiletto.


“May 16, 2017 – The Women’s Fiction Writers Association (WFWA) today announced the finalists of the second annual Star Award, given to authors of published women’s fiction. Six finalists were chosen in two categories, General and Outstanding Debut. The winners of the Star Award will be announced at the WFWA Retreat in Albuquerque, New Mexico on September 23, 2017.” In the general category, WWK’s Carla Damron was one of three finalist for her novel, The Stone Necklace. Go to Carladamron.com for more information. Congratulations, Carla!

Congratulations to our writers for the following publications:

Warren Bull's new Lincoln mystery, Abraham Lincoln In Court & Campaign has been released. Look for the Kindle version on February 3.

Shari Randall's "Pets" will be included in Chesapeake Crimes: Fur, Feathers, and Felonies anthology, which will be published in 2018. In the same anthology "Rasputin," KM Rockwood's short story, will also be published. Her short story "Goldie" will be published in the Busted anthology, which will be released by Level Best Books on April 25th.

In addition, our prolific KM will have the following shorts published as well: "Sight Unseen" in Fish Out of Water, Guppie (SinC) anthology, just released, and "Making Tracks" in Passport to Murder, Bouchercon anthology, October 2017.

Margaret S. Hamilton's short story, "Once a Kappa" was published as a finalist in the Southern Writer's Magazine annual short story contest issue. Mysterical-E published her "Double Crust Corpse" in the Fall 2016 issue. "Baby Killer" will appear in the 2017 solar eclipse anthology Day of the Dark to be published this summer prior to the eclipse in August.

James M. Jackson's 4th book in the Seamus McCree series, Doubtful Relations, is now available. His novella "Low Tide at Tybee" appears February 7 as part of Lowcountry Crimes: Four Novellas, which is available for order.
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Saturday, December 5, 2015

Writing in a Mystery Wonderland

by Shari Randall

To the tune of "Walking in a Winter Wonderland"
with apologies to Felix Bertand and Richard B. Smith


Writing in a Mystery Wonderland

Slaybells ring! Are you listening?
In the lane, blood is glistening.
A criminal sight, we're sleuthing tonight
Writing in a mystery wonderland.

Gone away is the body,
Here to stay is the bobby
As we start the chase
To solve a tough case
Writing in a mystery wonderland.

In the story we will solve a murder
And pretend that we are Sheriff Brown.
He'll say "Are you guilty?" We'll say "No, man!"
But you can arrest my evil twin when you're in town.

Later on, we'll conspire
As we dream by the fire
To face unafraid
The plot that we made
Writing in a mystery wonderland!


shotinthedarkmysteries.com

Do you have a favorite holiday song?

10 comments:

Kait said...

Love it, Shari! Brings to mind a really, really, good writer's conference.

Gloria Alden said...

Absolutely, love, love, love this Shari. I sang along with he words smiling all the while.

Shari Randall said...

Hi Kait, a really good writer's conference is a joy indeed!

Hi Gloria, it is a catchy tune - one of my favorites.

Judy Penz Sheluk, author said...

Love it -- though you spelled arrest with one 'r' -- sorry! editor in me!

KM Rockwood said...

What fun! Thanks for sharing this with us, Shari!

Kaye George said...

Very fun!

Shari Randall said...

Yikes! Thank you, Judy, I've got to fix that!

Shari Randall said...

Thank you for stopping by, Kaye!

E. B. Davis said...

I love lyrics, Shari. Your lyrics are appropriate for all mystery writers and this blog. Thanks for the fun!

Kara Cerise said...

How fun, Shari! I enjoyed singing your lyrics.