If you are interested in blogging or want to promote your book, please contact E. B. Davis at writerswhokill@gmail.com.

WWK's May interviews will be: 5/2--indie author Bobbi Holmes, 5/9--TG Wolff (aka--Anita Devito), 5/16--Chocolate Bonbon author Dorothy St. James, 5/23--Lida Sideris, 5/30--Food Lovers' Village (and multiple Agatha winner) Leslie Budwitz. Please join us in welcoming these authors to WWK.

Our May Saturday Guest Blogger Schedule: 5/5--John Carenen, 5/12--Judy Penz Sheluk, 5/19--Margaret S. Hamilton, 5/26--Kait Carson.

Congratulations to our writers for the following publications:

Tina Whittle's sixth Tai Randolph mystery, Necessary Ends, debuts on April 3, 2018. Look for it here. Tina was nominated for a Derringer Award for her novelette, "Trouble Like A Freight Train Coming." We're all crossing our fingers for her.

James M. Jackson's Empty Promises, the next in the Seamus McCree mystery series (5th), will be available on April 3, 2018. Purchase links are here.

Dark Sister, a poetry collection, is Linda Rodriguez's tenth published book. It's available for sale here:

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. Look for E. B. Davis's interview with the authors in this anthology on 4/14! Her short story "Goldie" will be published in the Busted anthology, which will be released by Level Best Books on April 25th.

Shari Randall's second Lobster Shack Mystery, Against the Claw, will be available in August, 2018.

In addition, our prolific KM has had the following shorts published as well: "Making Tracks" in Passport to Murder, Bouchercon anthology, October 2017 and "Turkey Underfoot," appears in the anthology The Killer Wore Cranberry: A Fifth Course of Chaos.


Friday, October 21, 2016

Malicious by Warren Bull

Malicious by Warren Bull

I was kidnapped, sort of. When I tried to get into the Writers Who Kill blog, which is from a group of bloggers including me, my antivirus program would not allow it. It appears that the WWK name has been stolen. Someone added dot NZ to the end, which is the designation for New Zealand. That website is described as “malicious.”

 I  lived in New Zealand when it happened so I could not get on my blog. Even when I went to a site that promised I could read blogs from the United States I was denied access to the real blog. Actually, I was told I could go ahead at my own risk to get on the NZ site. After four or five days my computer allowed me to get on the real Writers Who Kill blog. Thanks, Norton Security. I want to warn all the New Zealand readers to stay away from the fake blog.

There was and is no problem with the real blog in the United States.

The malicious website was a “Trojan,” i.e. it was pretending to be something it was not to lure people onto the site where any number of bad things might happen. 

Have you been the target of malware? 


Margaret Turkevich said...

yes, I've been a target but never a victim. My super-duper software takes care of that.

Gloria Alden said...

Fortunately, I don't think I have, but I think Kaspersky takes care of anything like that. It would be incredibly frustration. I'm glad you got everything straightened out.

E. B. Davis said...

I've been a target, too. But so far, so good! I resent them using our name. They don't care about us, but I care about our readers. Thanks for writing this blog, Warren. Hopefully, our readers will understand after reading your blog and stay away from the New Zealand fake.

KM Rockwood said...

So far, my virus protection program has stopped a number of potential problems from happening. I don't entirely trust any internet connections, but it's such an integral part of life now, I don't see any way to avoid all possible risk. It's like anything else--take sensible precautions but don't let it rule your life.