For those of you looking to join CrimeSpace, the requirements are simple: You need to have a genuine interest in crime fiction. While there are a number of authors on the site, the main focus of CrimeSpace is not promotion. It's community.
The winners were announced last Saturday night.Best First Crime: Quota, Jock Serong (Text Publishing)Best True Crime:This House of Grief, Helen Garner (Text Publishing)Best Crime:Eden, Candice Fox (Random House)Continue
Started by Karen from AustCrime in The Main Bar on Monday.
Hi All,Being a criminal defense lawyer for nearly forty years in Sweden, I have met many peculiar and wonderful types during my active life. Now I am retired and trying to recall the most significant cases during my career and put them in a book.The…Continue
Sorry, I haven't been around here enough to know if this will be (1) a worn out subject, or (2) of interest. Nevertheless:Are there any other frustrated James Ellroy fans out there? If so, what are your thoughts? What consolation or advice can you…Continue
Started by James Buckley in Reading Room Aug 22.
Hey folks,As you may be aware, Ning.com, the company who provides the servers and service for Crimespace to run on, charge an annual fee.The fee is $USD 239.90, and although I do receive donations at times, I'm well short of that target this year.…Continue
I write crime fiction/noir, and since those genres generally involve lawbreakers in some form or another, suffice to say, there are 'bad' guys in my stories. The way I look at it though, is with a realistic point of view. Some 'good' people have…Continue
I am a first time unpublished novelist. I am looking for info on police procedures in the novel I'm currently working on. To try and keep it as short as possible, my protagonist finds out his brother goes missing. They both live in Canada and it is…Continue
Hi – as a crime fiction fan can I ask you:Q1 – how do you find new crime writers to read?Q2 – what leads you to try a crime writer for the first time?My 'agenda' is simple, I’m an indie crime writer (…Continue
I recently discovered Jonathan Valin, author of the Harry Stoner mystery series. I'm in the middle of SECOND CHANCE (1991) and loving it so far.From what I understand he wrote about 14 novels, but stopped around the mid 90s. Shame, because he's a…Continue
Started by Trace Conger in Reading Room Feb 7.
Posted by Larry J on August 25, 2015 at 6:52am
Weather in Texas often is one of two extremes--- flood or fire. It has been a couple years since the floods came to Southwest Texas. Now it has been 9 months since rain fell in the desert area and now wildfire is the threat to Artemis and the surrounding area. The threat comes from the north and south with Artemis trapped in the middle. Evacuations are ordered for parts of Arroyo County, but not…Continue
Posted by Kevin R. Tipple on August 24, 2015 at 2:51am
Hi folks, I'm new. It's a pleasure to join your community.
I write crime/mystery/literary. I am currently seeking an agent for my novel, "Dear Dad, They're Dead, A Love Story," and have begun a prequel, "Our Father Who Art in Jail."
My long short story DEATH BY LESBIAN is available as a free download at Freeditorial.com. When you arrrive at the site, click on "Read Recent Contest Entries," When that page opens scroll down to my…Continue
Posted by Lanny Larcinese on August 23, 2015 at 12:23am