“In his sixty-five years on the planet, he’d never imagined himself a murderer, but if it was the only way out, what choice did he have?”

– Clare O’Dononhue, Beyond the Pale

Social time, diversity in mystery writing, and critique group matching!

February 9th, 2017|Comments Off on Social time, diversity in mystery writing, and critique group matching!

Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017 NOON: Pre-meeting casual social time 1 p.m.: Diversity panel featuring MWA Midwest members Nancy E. Johnson, Mia Manansala, Michelle Falkoff, and Cynthia Pelayo. Find out why diversity in your stories is [...]

Tricks (and Treats!) for Writing for Young Readers, Oct. 23

October 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Expect some treats and tricks—writing tricks, that is—as five Chicago-area mystery authors discuss writing and publishing stories for young readers in an event co-hosted by the Midwest Chapter of the Mystery Writers of America and [...]

2016 Holton Awards Contest announced

September 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Unpublished crime fiction manuscript competition opens Oct. 1 Mystery Writers of America Midwest Chapter’s annual Hugh Holton Contest will have guest judges—agents from Browne & Miller Literary Associates September 1, 2016-Chicago The Mystery Writers of [...]

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