NOT YOUR USUAL SUSPECTS
A group blog featuring an international array of killer mystery, suspense, and romantic suspense writers. With premises and story lines different from your run-of-the-mill whodunits, we tend to write outside the box. We blog several times a week on all topics relating to romantic suspense and mystery, our writing, and our readers. We welcome all comments and often have guest bloggers. All our authors can be contacted separately, too, using their own social media links.
We find our genre delightfully, dangerously, and deliciously exciting - join us here, if you do too!
NOTE: the blog is currently dormant but please enjoy the posts we're keeping online.
I-SPY How To
These are monthly How To... posts from our contributing authors, on a series of informative and fun topics connected with writing fiction. Here is the current archive. We're sure you'll find plenty of interesting and helpful reading here!
HOW TO ...
Write the Gay Mystery by Josh Lanyon
Introduction | Characterization | Plot | Theme | Clues & Red Herrings
Dialog | Sex | Setting | Creating a Series
Research by Toni Anderson
Write m/m Romance by Clare London
Free Association by Elise Warner
Be a Successful Hooker by Rita Henuber
The Audible Journey
(part 1) (part 2) by Dee J. Adams
A Writer's Library by J Wachowski
Online Marketing by Clare London
Editing by Anne Marie Becker
Writing Goals by Toni Anderson
The Write Balance by Anne Marie Becker
Juggling Plates and Pen by Clare London
Forming and Transforming Habits by Anne Marie Becker
Looking Good Naked: Dealing with Rejection by Clare London
Writing Rules? by Rita Henuber
Using Your 5 Senses by Julie Lindsey
Swag by Julie Moffett
Writing Challenges by Anne Marie Becker
Taking a Virtual Tour by Patricia Hale
Choosing a Pen Name by Clare London
How to get an Audio Book Produced by Josh Lanyon
Use of Google Alerts by Clare London
Avoid Filtering by Marcelle Dube
Goals, Motivation, Conflict by Anne Marie Becker
VAT changes in 2015 by Clare London
Electronic Notebooks by Carol Stephenson
Refresh a stale title by Clare London
Social Media by Julie Moffett
Burnout by Anne Marie Becker
Free Books - How, Where and What to watch out for by Clare London
Writing Rehab by Anne Marie Becker
The Power of the Blurb by Clare London
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