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Technology Troubles

If you're on a computer reading this, you've got 'em. Or maybe they're a plot line...whatever, here's the place to talk tech.

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Writing Advice

Trade and get advice on writing issues and problems. Grammar, spelling, dialog - that's all fair game

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Genre Impaired

Writing a mystery that crosses into other genres? Discuss your trials and tribulations here.

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Discussion of the elements of a successful cozy

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The Business of Writing

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How to get one, warnings about them, and other info

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Contests/Writing Opportunities

What contests or job opportunities are there for mystery writers? Share your knowledge.

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Tell us about upcoming conferences and give feedback on conferences you've attended

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Industry News/Info

Share the lastest scoop on trends, what's selling, new imprints, whatever!

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Laws about Writing

Copyrights, contracts, publishing law...the stuff that can get you sued.

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Publicity & Promotion

Things that work, things that don't.

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Exchange info about what publishers and e-publishers are doing/buying/turning down.

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Life and Death

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Courtroom Confusion

Clear up the nuances of courtroom procedure here

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Death Details

Share information on stabbing, poisoning, whatever.

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Historical Mystery Writing

Problems, questions and advice for those writing historical mysteries

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Medical Moments

Is there a doctor in the house? Maybe it won't kill you, but it'll sure make you feel bad

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Police Procedures

Find out how the cops do it.

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Private Eyes

Private Eyes, they're watching you, they see your every move....

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If it cuts, goes bang, boom, or otherwise hurts you, this is where you need to be

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Priceless Advice

Archived posts from the old MWF site.

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BookMarc by Peter Abresch

A collection of posts from Peter E. Abresch Sr.'s weekly column on writing

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