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Genre Impaired

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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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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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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

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Private Eyes

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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

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

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