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About rosemarymccracken

Rosemary McCracken is a Toronto-based fiction writer.

Moonlight & Misadventure coming soon!

Moonlight & Misadventure, Judy Penz Sheluk’s third crime fiction collection in three consecutive years, will be released on June 18. Its stunning cover, above, says it all. Twenty stories by 20 authors, some of them established names in the short … Continue reading

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This year’s Derringer winners!

Since 1998, the Short Mystery Fiction Society has awarded the annual Derringer Awards–named after the pocket-sized pistol–to outstanding short crime fiction published the previous year, and to writers who have greatly advanced the form. Here are the 2021 Derringer Award … Continue reading

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Gearing up for Oscar night with War and Peace

How to warm up for Oscar night? Ed and I spent four consecutive evenings this week watching a 55-year-old foreign film. Sergei Bondarchuk’s War and Peace was the Soviet film industry’s attempt to outdo Hollywood. Adapted from Leo Tolstoy’s 1869 … Continue reading

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Carrick Publishing in the spotlight again!

The shortlist for Crime Writers of Canada’s annual Awards of Excellence was released last night, putting Carrick Publishing once again in the spotlight. The five short stories named as finalists for the CWC’s Best Short Story Award include “Days Without … Continue reading

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