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


Here are our August WWK interviews:

August 1 Rhys Bowen, Four Funerals and Maybe A Wedding

August 8 Liz Milliron, Root Of All Evil

August 15 Kellye Garrett, Hollywood Ending

August 22 Joyce Tremel, A Brewing Trouble Mystery Series

August 29 Dianne Freeman, A Ladies Guide to Etiquette and Murder


Our August Saturday Guest Blogger Schedule: 8/4--Kelly Oliver, 8/11--Lisa Ciarfella, 8/18--Margaret S. Hamilton, 8/25--Kait Carson.


Congratulations to our writers for the following publications:

Annette Dashofy's Uneasy Prey was released in March. It is the sixth Zoe Chambers Mystery. The seventh, Cry Wolf, will be released on September 18th. Look for E. B. Davis's interview with Annette on September 19th.

Carla Damron's quirky short story, "Subplot", was published in the Spring edition of The Offbeat Literary Journal. You can find it here: http://offbeat.msu.edu/volume-18-spring-2018/


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), was published on April 3, 2018. Purchase links are here. He's working on Seamus McCree #6 (False Bottom)


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. 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 July 31, 2018.

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Jim Jackson

James M. Jackson writes the Seamus McCree series, consisting of Ant Farm, Bad PolicyCabin Fever, Doubtful Relations, and Empty Promises. The characters also appear in the novella "Low Tide at Tybee" appearing in Lowcountry Crime: Four Novellas.

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Q. What name(s) do you write under?

A. Whatever the publisher decides to use. I have had works published as Jim Jackson, J M Jackson, James M Jackson and James Montgomery Jackson.

Q. Then why use a 22-character moniker like "James Montgomery Jackson" for this blog, when a simple "Jim Jackson" would do?

A. It’s the name my parents gave me. Have you met other Jim Jacksons? Me too. Some of them were fine people, but none of the others were me.

There are several James Montgomery Jacksons in the U.S. But in a Google search my writing shows up prominently, so it's easier for people to find me that way.

Q. Why do publishers make different choices?

A. My bridge book: One Trick at a Time: How to start winning at bridge is written in a casual style, so the publisher, Master Point Press, used Jim Jackson. My novels use the name James M. Jackson because it matches my website http://jamesmjackson.com and that's what the publisher wanted.

I have to admit that I am responsible for the variation in usage for my short stories.

Q. What fiction do you write?

A. Mostly it falls under the category of  crime fiction that is "North of Cozy; South of Noir." I've dabbled in horror and occasionally write fantasy, sci-fi and "literary."

You can read some of my work and learn more about me at my website http://jamesmjackson.com. I also write the blog My Two Cents Worth (before Inflation) to discuss writing, finance and politics (and anything else that seems interesting at the time.) Hop over and check it out.

You can contact me at jmj@jamesmjackson.com.

~ Jim