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Online Courses

Writing (and Selling) the Mystery Short Story - Guppies Chapter, Sisters in Crime
August, 2017

Master the Three-Act Structure - SavvyAuthors
November, 2017

Appearances

Panelist - Hollihock Writers Conference - New Bedford, MA
August 27, 2017

Panelist - Crime Bake - Woburn, MA
November 4, 2017

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Ford City Anthology (non-fiction)
Essays on the craft of writing
Urban Farmhouse Press (2016)

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A  Dictionary of Made-Up Languages (non-fiction)
Includes how to create your own made-up language
Adams Media (2011)

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Now Write! Mysteries (non-fiction)
TarcherParigee (2011)

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Articles on Writing

Murder Ink - "Anything You Say... Tips for Effective Dialogue"
http://www.writing-world.com/mystery/talk.shtml

Murder Ink - "Don't Fire Blanks: Aim for Accuracy in Your Mystery!"
http://www.writing-world.com/mystery/blanks.shtml

Murder Ink - "Reading to Write: Staying in Touch with Mystery Fiction"
http://www.writing-world.com/mystery/reading.shtml

Murder Ink - "Somebody Call a Cop! Writing About Law Enforcement" 
http://www.writing-world.com/mystery/cop.shtml

Murder Ink - "White Collar Crime"
http://www.writing-world.com/mystery/crime.shtml

Murder Ink - "Beginings, Middles and Ends: Crafting the Mystery"
http://www.writing-world.com/mystery/opening.shtml

Murder Ink - "Don't Drop Clues; Place Them Carefully!"
http://www.writing-world.com/mystery/clues.shtml

Murder Ink - "Find the Motive, Find the Killer!"
http://www.writing-world.com/mystery/motive.shtml

Murder Ink - "From Cozy to Caper: A Guide to Mystery Genres"
http://www.writing-world.com/mystery/genres.shtml

Murder Ink - "Knock 'em Dead... Laughing!" 
http://www.writing-world.com/mystery/humor.shtml

Murder Ink - "Red Herrings"
http://www.writing-world.com/mystery/herrings.shtml

Murder Ink - "The Scene of the Crime: Choosing Your Setting"
http://www.writing-world.com/mystery/setting.shtml

Murder Ink - "Writing the Cozy Mystery"
http://www.writing-world.com/mystery/cozy.shtml

Murder Ink - "Writing the PI Mystery" 
http://www.writing-world.com/mystery/PI.shtml

Fact To Fiction - "Where Do Stories Come From?"
http://thedabblingmum.com/writing/fiction/stephen01.htm

Fact To Fiction - "Finding Places For Your Stories"
http://thedabblingmum.com/writing/fiction/stephen02.htm

Fact To Fiction - "Who Is Your Character?"
http://thedabblingmum.com/writing/fiction/stephen03.htm

Fact To Fiction - "What's Your Character's Motivation?"
http://thedabblingmum.com/writing/fiction/stephen04.htm

Fact To Fiction - "How Do You Make Actions Realistic?"
http://thedabblingmum.com/writing/fiction/stephen05.htm

Fact To Fiction - "Dialogue is Deceptively Simple"
http://thedabblingmum.com/writing/fiction/stephen06.htm

Fact To Fiction - "Include Whole People In Your Dialogue"
http://thedabblingmum.com/writing/fiction/stephen07.htm

Fact To Fiction - "Know When To Answer The Questions"
http://thedabblingmum.com/writing/fiction/stephen08.htm

Fact To Fiction - "The Technical Aspects Of Fiction Writing"
http://thedabblingmum.com/writing/fiction/stephen09.htm

Fact To Fiction - "Rewrite The End Of Your Novel"
http://thedabblingmum.com/writing/fiction/stephen10.htm

Fact To Fiction - "Rewrite The Beginning Of Your Novel"
http://thedabblingmum.com/writing/fiction/stephen11.htm

Fact To Fiction - "Sell Your Story"
http://thedabblingmum.com/writing/fiction/stephen12.htm

"Write for E-Anthologies and Sell!" - eBook Ecstacy
http://www.ebook-ecstasy.com/ebook-ecstasy/nl_35.html#Rogers

"Write Poetry that Sells" - Writing For Dollars
http://www.writingfordollars.com/ArticlesDB_Display.cfm?a=26

"De-Mystify the Mystery" - Author Source
"Dialogue in Mysteries" - The Writer Gazette
"Don't Fire Blanks" - Purloined Newsletter
"Mean Streets and Friendly Editors" - Writers Digest
"Plotting the Mystery" - The Writers Room Magazine

Other Non-Fiction

A Dictionary of Made-Up Languages (Adams Media)
The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy: Themes, Works, and Wonders (Greenwood Press)
The Internet Review of Science Fiction
A Miscellany of Murder (Adams Media)
My First Year in the Classroom (Adams Media)
Now Write! Mysteries (Tarcher/Penguin)

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