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New Southern Writer's Blog

A large group of writers with Southern accents have gathered under "A Good Blog Is Hard to Find." Each writer appears every six weeks. Visit with some of your favorite authors and meet some new ones you'll enjoy!

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A Conversation with Cathy Pickens

Julia Spencer-Fleming interviews international sleuth writers on her website. Click above to read it.

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A Note from Cathy:
I’ve received so many emails asking, “Is there another Avery mystery coming?”  Thanks to all of you for asking.  Each email reminds me how much I’ve missed her company and that of her friends and family in Dacus, South Carolina.  It’s as real as an imaginary town can be! <to continue the note>

So what are you doing with your time?
In addition to a couple of non-fiction writing projects, I am also serving on the boards of directors for two national mystery organizations: Sisters in Crime [] as president/elect and Mystery Writers of America [] as an at-large board member. <to continue>

Bookblog of the Bristol Library: reviews the Southern Fried Mysteries. Click Here

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Hear Cathy Pickens read an excerpt from Done Gone Wrong

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