Resources

Please feel free to flesh the list out by dropping links in the comment area at the bottom of the page. The plan is to include widely useful resources here, so not every link will be added.


Information

Fiction

Writing Resources

Community

Industry


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Information


News

Confessions Of An Idiosyncratic Mind
The Rap Sheet
In For Questioning
Shotsmag Confidential

Directories

Crimespot: A Directory of Crime Fiction Blogs
Stop, You're Killing Me!
Crime Squad
Classic Crime Fiction
Crime Thru Time
Mystery Net
Australasian Crime Fiction
Crime Down Under
EuroCrime
Crime Fiction Canada
Crime Magazine

Podcasts

In For Questioning: Crime Fiction Interviews
NETDRAG
Noircast.net: Hardboiled Podcasts by Clute & Edwards
Seth Harwood's Jack Palms
The Future Is Bleak: Bleak House Books
Battles & Brown Talk Writing


Fiction


E-Zines

Crime Zine Report

Print Magazines

Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine
Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine
Crimespree Magazine
Crime Time (UK)
Deadly Pleasures
Out Of The Gutter Magazine
Murdaland
Mystery Readers International
Mystery Scene Magazine

Art

Judge A Book ... By Its Cover
Canadian True Crime Magazine Cover Gallery


Writing Resources


Research

Mystery Writers Resources
In Reference To Murder
Blood at the Source: Research Tips for Mystery Writers
DSM IV Diagnostic Manual of Mental Disorders
DNA Forensics
Handbook of Forensic Services-FBI
Computer Forensics
The Writer's Medical and Forensics Lab
Crime Scene Investigation
Crime and Clues
The Merck Manual Medical Library
Private Investigator Magazine

Education

Writers Online Workshops

Competitions

St. Martin's Malice Domestic / Best Private Eye Novel
The CWA Debut Dagger


Community


Discussion Forums

4 Mystery Addicts
DorothyL
Mystery Writers Forum
Rara-Avis
rec.arts.mystery
The Big Adios

Organisations

Sisters In Crime
Mystery Writers Of America
The Crime Writers' Association
The Short Mystery Fiction Society
International Thriller Writers


Industry


Online Bookstores

Amazon
Barnes & Noble
Powell's
The Book Depository

Brick & Mortar Bookstores

Abbey's (Sydney+Online)
The Mystery Bookstore's (Los Angeles+Online)

Publishers

Hard Case Crime
Point Blank Press
Bleak House Books
Poisoned Pen Press
Bitter Lemon Press

Conventions

All in the U.S. unless stated otherwise. A full and regularly updated list can also be found at Black Raven Press.

February:
Love Is Murder

March:
Sleuthfest
Left Coast Crime

April:
Malice Domestic
Noircon

May:
Mayhem In The Midlands

June:
Deadly Ink
Hardboiled Heroes & Cozy Cats
Murder In The Grove
Crimefest (UK)

July:
Thrillerfest
Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival (UK)

August:
KIller Nashville

September / October:
Bouchercon

Awards

The CWA Dagger Awards
The Edgars & Other MWA Awards
SMFS Derringer Awards
Malice Domestic Agatha Awards
Thriller Awards
The Anthonys
Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year (UK)
The Barry Awards
Macavity Awards
Ned Kelly Awards (Australia)
Private Eye Writers Shamus Awards

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Comment by John Baird on August 2, 2014 at 9:40pm

Author Directory and Publisher Directory, Reviews, Events etc 

http://www.crimethrillerhound.co.uk/

Comment by Mike Craven on July 28, 2013 at 9:14pm
Criminaljusticewriters.com
Comment by Hans Kemp on July 4, 2012 at 6:16pm

Publishers: Crime Wave Press

www.crimewavepress.com

Comment by Stephen D. Rogers on July 15, 2011 at 1:32pm

Conventions

November

Crime Bake (www.crimebake.org)

 

Comment by Copper Smith on February 26, 2011 at 1:53pm

Audio fiction podcast:

UppercutAvenue.com

Bad things done beautifully

 

Comment by Harry Bingham on January 9, 2011 at 4:46am
YOu might want to include my outfit - The Writers' Workshop - in your education section. We don't specialise in crime, but we do offer all kinds of help to writers across the entire spectrum of fiction. And as it happens, our crime department is sinisterly good ...
Comment by Jeanne Meeks on January 7, 2011 at 12:53pm
I'm new to the mystery genre and hoping to publish my completed manuscript.This looks like an informative site and I hope to connect with more experienced writers.
Comment by Ronald S. Barrios on December 31, 2010 at 4:29pm

www.reybooks.com

Home of Ronald S. Barrios

Thank you

Comment by Rebecca B. Swets on April 16, 2010 at 1:06am
Sleuthfest 2011 is set for March 3 through 6, 2011, with Guests of Honor Dennis Lehane and Meg Gardiner. The scene of the crime: Deerfield Beach, FL. The perpetrators: MWA-FL. The suspects: Everyone. Come and join us.
Comment by William R. Potter on March 23, 2010 at 12:29pm
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