The Ten Best Poems of All Time
The Strand Mystery Magazine: Books, Interviews & Short Stories
by Marie Seeba
1y ago
The Ten Best Poems of All Time   What is poetry and how do we define what makes a poem great? According to Merriam-Webster, poetry is “writing that formulates a concentrated imaginative awareness of experience in language chosen and arranged to create a specific emotional response through meaning, sound, and rhythm.”    National Poetry Month […] The post The Ten Best Poems of All Time appeared first on Strand Mag ..read more
Visit website
Advice for Writers: Find Your Niche
The Strand Mystery Magazine: Books, Interviews & Short Stories
by Elizabeth Goddard
1y ago
Advice for Writers: Find Your Niche When I first started writing novels and trying to get published, I wrote historical romance novels. I created the business cards to put my best foot forward and portray myself as a professional at writing conferences. I thought the card would tell others that I was a real writer. […] The post Advice for Writers: Find Your Niche appeared first on Strand Mag ..read more
Visit website
A Thriller Writer’s Guide to Effective Newsletters
The Strand Mystery Magazine: Books, Interviews & Short Stories
by Carter Wilson
1y ago
  “Newsletters suck. Mine doesn’t.” That’s the copy on the little pop-up you see when visiting my website. Accompanying that message is a picture of a forlorn kitten, along with a promise of said kitten not getting its next meal unless you sign up for my newsletter. But a gimmicky signup form does not a […] The post A Thriller Writer’s Guide to Effective Newsletters appeared first on Strand Mag ..read more
Visit website
A Writer’s Guide to Effective Newsletters
The Strand Mystery Magazine: Books, Interviews & Short Stories
by Carter Wilson
1y ago
A Writer’s Guide to Effective Newsletters “Newsletters suck. Mine doesn’t.” That’s the copy on the little pop-up you see when visiting my website. Accompanying that message is a picture of a forlorn kitten, along with a promise of said kitten not getting its next meal unless you sign up for my newsletter. But a gimmicky […] The post A Writer’s Guide to Effective Newsletters appeared first on Strand Mag ..read more
Visit website
Technology and The Modern Novel
The Strand Mystery Magazine: Books, Interviews & Short Stories
by Robin Yocum
1y ago
Technology and The Modern Novel My next novel, The Sacrifice of Lester Yates, will be released April 27, 2021. However, its foundation is firmly ensconced in the 1980s. In those days, I was the senior reporter on the investigative team for the Columbus Dispatch and working on a series about wrongful convictions. During the exploratory […] The post Technology and The Modern Novel appeared first on Strand Mag ..read more
Visit website
 Fabulism Unbound: Neil Gaiman, Gabriel García Márquez, Alice Hoffman, Charles de Lint, and Haruki Murakami And The Books That Should Be On Every Bookshelf
The Strand Mystery Magazine: Books, Interviews & Short Stories
by Kim Neville
1y ago
 Fabulism Unbound: Neil Gaiman, Gabriel García Márquez, Alice Hoffman, Charles de Lint, and Haruki Murakami And The Books That Should Be On Every Bookshelf   I’ve always loved fabulism—fiction that is firmly grounded in everyday life but with elements of magic. My favorite authors play with our notions of realism, and understand that as much […] The post  Fabulism Unbound: Neil Gaiman, Gabriel García Márquez, Alice Hoffman, Charles de Lint, and Haruki Murakami And The Books That Should Be On Every Bookshelf appeared first on Strand Mag ..read more
Visit website
Confessions of a Type Cast Writer
The Strand Mystery Magazine: Books, Interviews & Short Stories
by Jeffrey Siger
1y ago
Confessions of a Type Cast Writer   I like to admit it or not, I think I’ve been type cast. Not that I’m bothered, mind you, because there are a lot worse things than having your series labeled by The New York Times as, “thoughtful police procedurals set in picturesque but not untroubled Greek locales.” […] The post Confessions of a Type Cast Writer appeared first on Strand Mag ..read more
Visit website
DVD Review: Quiz
The Strand Mystery Magazine: Books, Interviews & Short Stories
by Christopher Chan
1y ago
DVD Review: Quiz Quiz is based on the true story of the biggest game show scandal since Twenty-One in the 1950’s.  Many Americans are unaware that Who Wants to be A Millionaire? was originally a British series, which was imported to the United States, where pounds were converted into dollars.  Quiz begins with the network, […] The post DVD Review: Quiz appeared first on Strand Mag ..read more
Visit website
Marketing Is More Than Saying “Buy My Book!”
The Strand Mystery Magazine: Books, Interviews & Short Stories
by Ron Barak
1y ago
Marketing Is More Than Saying “Buy My Book!”   Writing the words in your story is just where it begins.   There is more. So much more. That is, if you are a novelist who isn’t just writing for yourself (a noble calling) and who wants anyone other than your family and neighbors (if even […] The post Marketing Is More Than Saying “Buy My Book!” appeared first on Strand Mag ..read more
Visit website
Eight Perfect Murders by Peter Swanson Author Q&A
The Strand Mystery Magazine: Books, Interviews & Short Stories
by talia tyndall
2y ago
TSM: How did your own passion for mysteries and reading help you develop the protagonist of Eight Perfect Murders, Malcolm Kershaw? PS: Mal’s passion for reading is very autobiographical. If he likes a book, it means I liked that book. The similarities between us stop there! TSM: Is the list of Eight Perfect Murders that […] The post Eight Perfect Murders by Peter Swanson Author Q&A appeared first on Strand Mag ..read more
Visit website

Follow The Strand Mystery Magazine on Feedspot

Continue with Google
OR