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by Donna Andrews of the Femmes Fatales. In an interview last year right after the release of Wilde Lake, Laura Lippman is quoted as saying “I have a fascination with the day to day, the quotidian. I’m interested in how... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at My Weblog
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by Aimee Hix, guest blogger Over at the Wicked Cozy blog today I’m taking about gratitude and I hope you’ll go check it out because it ties in directly with this blog post - Finding Your Tribe. I had a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2018 at My Weblog
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The Femmes Fatales are on hiatus until after the new year. But we'd like to wish you a happy holiday season. "Happy holidays to all my faithful readers, for whom I am most grateful! My publisher's Christmas present? A contract... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2018 at My Weblog
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The Femmes Fatales are on hiatus until after the new year. But we'd like to wish you a happy holiday season. "Wishing everyone a peaceful, happy, and joyous holiday season." Dean/Miranda "May this holiday season bring you good food, good... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2017 at My Weblog
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The Femmes Fatales are on hiatus until after the new year. But we'd like to wish you a happy holiday season. "May this holiday season bring you good food, good friends, fond memories, a wee dram to keep you warm,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2017 at My Weblog
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The Femmes Fatales are on hiatus until after the new year. But we'd like to wish you a happy holiday season. "May the new year bring joy and hope and may all good dreams come true for you and your... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2017 at My Weblog
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The Femmes Fatales are on hiatus until after the new year. But we'd like to wish you a happy holiday season. "My double Christmas wish for us all is for plenty of friends and plenty of books! You need the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2017 at My Weblog
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The Femmes Fatales are on hiatus until after the new year. But we'd like to wish you a happy holiday season. "Even though we chopped the tree down and brought it in on the 3rd of December and it's right... Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2017 at My Weblog
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The Femmes Fatales are on hiatus until after the new year. But we'd like to wish you a happy holiday season. "Thank you, faithful readers, for your help and support this year. I wish you all hood times, good food,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2017 at My Weblog
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The Femmes Fatales are on hiatus until after the new year. But we'd like to wish you a happy holiday season. "May this holiday season bring you all the books you've been dying to read . . . and the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 25, 2017 at My Weblog
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by Donna Andrews of the Femmes Fatales. I love our human tendency to divide the world into two opposite—and, often, presumably hostile—parts. Windows vs. Mac. Iphone vs. Android. Introverts vs. extroverts. Left brain vs. right brain. This time of year,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2017 at My Weblog
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by Donna Andrews of the Femmes Fatales. We had our first snowfall of the season a few days ago. I suspect for my fellow Femmes Fatales who live in New England this happens a lot sooner and is not nearly... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2017 at My Weblog
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by Donna Andrews of the Femmes Fatales. Over the last few days I completed two massive seasonal projects: doing my 2018 photo calendar, and making my family photo book for 2017. Neither of them was nearly as easy as it... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2017 at My Weblog
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by Donna Andrews of the Femmes Fatales Weeks and weeks ago I got a notice telling me that my number had come up for possible jury duty and instructing me to fill out a form to give them more information... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2017 at My Weblog
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by Donna Andrews of the Femmes Fatales. I'm in the midst of revisions on my latest book—Toucan Keep a Secret, scheduled to come out in the summer of 2018. So what I mainly want out of life right now is... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2017 at My Weblog
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by Donna Andrews of the Femmes Fatales. I hate being sensible. Last Thursday I'd expected to be insanely busy with all the last minute preparations for my trip to the New England Crime Bake. On top of the packing for... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2017 at My Weblog
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by Donna Andrews of the Femmes Fatales. As I write this, it's 6 a.m. That's six in the freakin' morning, people! Why am I, a dedicated night owl, up and writing at 6 a.m.? And I'd have been writing this... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2017 at My Weblog
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by Donna Andrews of the Femmes Fatales. I'm coveting cats this morning. It's all your fault, people. You have shown me too many pictures of cats. And kittens. Too many cute little puffs of fur looking winsomely into the camera.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2017 at My Weblog
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by Donna Andrews of the Femmes Fatales. Synchronicity: the simultaneous occurrence of events that appear significantly related but have no discernible causal connection. As I write this, I'm in Yorktown, in my mom's house—the house I grew up in—watching as... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2017 at My Weblog
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by Donna Andrews of the Femmes Fatales. This is Ginger, my nephews' senior dog. Senior as in she's the more established dog, the one who's been around the longest. She's about five years old now, which means that she's a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2017 at My Weblog
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by Donna Andrews of the Femmes Fatales. Readers are always asking writers where we get our ideas. Some writers resent this, because it seems to imply that all you need is a good idea and you're home free—and as all... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2017 at My Weblog
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by Donna Andrews of the Femmes Fatales. Rats. Bouchercon is over for another year. Like Brigadoon—only, thank goodness, a little more often—our favorite mystery conventions appear out of the mist, and for a precious few days we all get to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2017 at My Weblog
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by Donna Andrews of the Femmes Fatales By the time you read this, I will be Bouchercon bound. I hope to see some of you in Toronto for this year's convention, and for those of you who can't be there,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2017 at My Weblog
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by Donna Andrews of the Femmes Fatales. Every so often, someone will write in suggesting—or demanding--that in future books I include a map of my imaginary town of Caerphilly and a floor plan of the house in which Meg and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2017 at My Weblog
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by Donna Andrews of the Femmes Fatales. Bah, humbug. I woke up this morning with a cold. More accurately, with the realization that a week and a half of “is it allergy or am I coming down with a cold?”... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2017 at My Weblog