Weekly links to what’s fresh, what’s famous, and what’s fiendish in short mystery and crime fiction.
Harry was hooked on crime the way some people are addicted to cocaine, alcohol, chocolate, and unrequited love. From “A Little Missionary Work” by Sue Grafton (in Kinsey and Me: Stories, Marian Wood Books/Putnam).
Point of view:
New releases, old releases:
Hot off the presses: Mystery Tribune Spring 2019.
Clown Noir. Who knew? Greasepaint and 45s (ed. Ryan Sayles).
Tricks of the Trade:
The editors of pulp zines Broadswords and Blasters and Econoclash swap tweets about forcing characters to make choices.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, a 12-story collection by Arthur Conan Doyle, free to read at the Gutenberg Project.
Check my shorts, please:
The upcoming anthology The Best Laid Plans (Superior Shores Press, June 2019) will include my impossible-crime private eye tale “Callingdon Mountain.”
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PS – Last week, Short walk #52 marked 52 weeks of weekly posts for the blog, though even #53 isn’t quite the one-year anniversary because Short walk #1 posted on May 22, 2018. (Huh?) For a good time, try the Archives and Search Box on the right-hand side of the screen.