The list is finally done. Thanks to all those who encouraged me and stopped asking, "Is it done yet? LOL
101 Things to Do before You Die (for mystery writers)
Write a minimum of 500 words a day, every day of the year, every year, until you die.…
Added by Patrick Balester on May 20, 2013 at 5:49am — No Comments
I've always had a special place in my heart for murder by poison. But in the past couple of decades, poison seems to have fallen out of favor (except as a weapon of bioterrorism, involving mass deaths of hundreds or thousands).
I'm thinking more along the lines of the traditional mystery favored by writers like Agatha Christie where the victim was often a rich relative who had outlived their usefulness. The…Continue
Added by Patrick Balester on May 1, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments
When I started this list 3 1/2 years ago, I only had 30 items on it. I'm glad to say the list has grown quite a bit since then. Perhaps in 3 more years, it will be complete. Until then, here's the current list, updated with working links. Enjoy, and have fun with it!
101 74 Things to Do before You Die (for mystery writers)
Write a minimum of 500 words a day, every day of the year,…
Added by Patrick Balester on November 19, 2012 at 12:34am — No Comments
Where in the World is H.P. Lovecraft?
Dorchester Publishing, which recently sold it's list of book titles to Amazon.com, has a problem. They're trying to contact some of their authors so they can return the publishing rights. They've enlisted you, the reading public, to assist. So check out this link and review the list to see if anyone you know is on it. Among the authors who are missing in action are Robert Louis Stevenson and H. P. Lovecraft. I wish them luck in their…Continue
Added by Patrick Balester on November 10, 2012 at 6:26pm — No Comments
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