Author Archives: rosemarymccracken

About rosemarymccracken

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

The Mesdames visit Annette

The Mesdames of Mayhem will be at it again, talking crime, murder and mayhem at Toronto’s Annette Street Library,  Wednesday June 28, 2-4 p.m. Address is 145 Annette Street, near Keele. Come out and see the 5 Mesdames: M.H. Callway, … Continue reading

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Imajin bestseller!

One of Imajin Books’ Top 5 bestselling authors for the month of May. Not sure what I did, but I’m happy with the result!

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Student Turned Teacher

My post on teaching novel writing at George Brown College — after taking several writing courses at the college in the 1990s — went up on the Mesdames of Mayhem’s blog site today. Check it out here!

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Three more gems for 13 Claws collection

The winning story and the two runners-up of the Mesdames of Mayhem’s short story contest have just been announced. The winning story is “Night Vision” by Mary M. Patterson. And the two runners-up are “Dana’s Cat” by Rosalind Place, and … Continue reading

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How to Develop Your Novel

My course at George Brown College, Novel Writing II: How to Develop Your Novel, starts up again tomorrow, Tuesday April 11. But it’s not too late to register. You can do so by clicking here. Novel II is for writers … Continue reading

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Included in Passport to Murder!

Beyond thrilled to learn that my short story “The Queen-size Bed” has been selected for inclusion in Passport to Murder, the Bouchercon 2017 crime fiction anthology! Bouchercon–the annual Anthony Boucher Memorial World Mystery Convention, named in honour of the late … Continue reading

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Celebrating Black Water season

It’s officially spring, and early spring can be a deadly season on Canadian lakes as the ice recedes and black water appears. Those who depend on boats and snowmobiles to reach their homes will find this a tricky time of … Continue reading

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