Author Archives: Janice Hamrick
My idea of how a dating dialogue might go down given current trends in movies and literature… Werewolf with bondage issues looking for fat vampire chick with low self esteem and a tolerance for wet dog odor. Pet psychics need … Continue reading
I’m on a new adventure – I’ve moved to Edinburgh for an entire year, in part to get my masters degree in Scottish History, in part to research and write a new novel, and most of all to act on … Continue reading
I’ve always been nervous about adding pictures or tips from other websites or blogs. There are lots of stories about lawsuits and general nastiness. The blog at Posh Coworking addresses this issue with some great tips about how to do … Continue reading
I was thrilled to read a new study showing a causal link between working at a messy desk and being creative, because I can use it to rationalize what I’ve always considered to be a major personal failing. I’m not … Continue reading
How much does the cover of a book influence your decision, if not to buy, then at least to pick it up and take a look? Although we’d like to think otherwise, covers strongly influence our choice of reading. Sure, … Continue reading
Most of the email I get is just lovely, but every rule has its exceptions.
I decided to try my hand at another form of expression and put a few of my more humorous experiences into a visual form. Take a look at my new cartoon and let me know what you think.
Today I welcome guest blogger K.B. Owen, whose historical mystery novel DANGEROUS AND UNSEEMLY is launching this week. Kathy has long been one of my very favorite bloggers and now she’s one of my favorite authors. ~ Janice Hamrick How … Continue reading
It dawned on me recently that mystery writers do not think the same way that normal …um, I mean other … people think. It’s the little things: scanning the local crime reports and feeling a little disappointed that nothing eventful … Continue reading
Even when the headlines are not full of tragedy, it’s not always easy being a crime writer. I worry about the moral implications of contemplating violent death. I sat at my keyboard with tears running down my face while writing … Continue reading