Tag Archives: Austin Mystery Writers

From Lone Star Lawless: “When Cheese Is Love”

Posted by M. K. Waller * In November, Austin Mystery Writers, my critique group, published its second crime fiction anthology, LONE STAR LAWLESS. Today I’m sharing an excerpt from my story, “When Cheese Is Love.” To set the scene: English … Continue reading

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Bad Men, Lawless, and BSP

 Posted by M. K. Waller I turned on my Kindle today to find Laura Oles’ Daughters of Bad Men, had appeared in its library, overnight, as if by magic. That’s a perk of pre-ordering. Laura is one of my critique partners in … Continue reading

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A Fast 400

This post by Kathy Waller I admit it: I forgot. I wrote it on my calendar: “2/1/2016: Post on Writing Wranglers and Warriors.” Yesterday I remembered. Then I forgot. So I’m late. [Sigh.] Anyway, just under the wire–Here are four stories … Continue reading

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Why I Go to Critique Group

  Posted by Kathy Waller *********************** I said to my critique group last week, The whole draft is stinky, it stinks, there’s no hope. They read chapter 13 and said, But it’s so good, so funny, Molly is so funny, … Continue reading

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