Author Archives: rosemarymccracken

About rosemarymccracken

Rosemary McCracken is a Toronto-based journalist and fiction writer.

It’s Word on the Street time again!

Visit me at Word on the Street tomorrow, Sunday, at Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre. 12 noon until 2 p.m.: I’ll be at Writers Block 7, the Mesdames of Mayhem’s table, close to the Toronto Book Awards Tent. 3:30 p.m. until 5 … Continue reading

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Writing about financial crime

Last night I joined the Mesdames of Mayhem at a meeting of the University Women’s Club of Mississauga. This particular branch we visited keeps a keen eye on international affairs and the Mesdames talked to them about about mystery writers … Continue reading

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On the trail of Henry Joy

A few years ago, I discovered that I shared my surname with an 18th century Irish rebel. I don’t know if we’re related (unlikely, I think, but you never know), but I was determined to learn more about Henry Joy … Continue reading

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Moving Target gets a facelift!

Today Moving Target gets a new look with a brand new banner designed by Sara Carrick. After six-plus years, it’s about time I gave the blog a facelift. The new banner — at the top of this page — displays … Continue reading

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“Black Bear Country” in Mystery Weekly magazine!

The heat and humidity of the past few days have me looking forward to our lakeside retreat in Haliburton at the end of July. But a vacation in the Canadian wilderness can hold unexpected surprises, as Henry and Ellie discover … Continue reading

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Kingston on my mind! Kingston, Ontario, will always have a special place in my heart. I spent a year at teachers’ college at Queen’s University after finishing my bachelor’s degree in Montreal. The move to Kingston meant I had finally … Continue reading

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An Arthur Ellis for 13 Claws!

Last night, Catherine Astolfo’s “The Outlier” was named the winner of Crime Writers of Canada’s 2018 Arthur Ellis award for best short story. “The Outlier” appeared in the Mesdames of Mayhem’s crime fiction anthology 13 Claws, published by Carrick Publishing … Continue reading

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