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Mystery Writers Discuss Short Stories in Murder on Wheels

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Murder on Wheels

Austin Mystery Writers members Gale Albright, Kaye George, and Scott Montgomery discuss their short stories featured in the new book MURDER ON WHEELS: 11 Tales Of Crime On The Move, on the Sunday, October 25 edition of KAZI Book Review on KAZI 88.7 FM. Listen live online through,, or through their respective apps.

Book Description

The eleven stories in Murder on Wheels put the pedal to the floor and never let up! Whether by bus, car, tractor, or bike, you’ll be carried along at a breakneck pace by the talented Austin Mystery Writers. These eight authors transport you from an eighteenth-century sailing ship to the open roads of modern Texas, from Alice’s Wonderland to a schoolbus yard in the suburbs of Dallas. Grab your book, hold on to your hat, and come along for the ride!
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A NICE SET OF WHEELS, by Kathy Waller

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Turn Off Your Internal Editor and Do The NaNo

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NaNo-2015-Participant-Banner Gale AlbrightBy Gale Albright

On November 1, 2015, the NaNo will begin.

Sharpen your pencils (really?), sharpen your quills, get out your parchment paper, turn on your computers, laptops, notebooks (both electronic and paper)—and do the NaNo.

No, it is not like the TanGo.

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) was started in 1999 by Chris Baty, who thought of a novel (get it?) idea that people could write a 50,000-word novel in 30 days. The NaNo took off and is now a world-wide phenomenon. Chris also wrote No Plot? No Problem in 2004, which is a well-thumbed holy book for NaNoers across the globe. Every November, people who live in Kansas and Saskatoon and New Zealand and Austin listen for the imaginary pistol shot that signals the start of the race to complete 50,000 words of writing in 30 days.NANO BLOG OCT. 19 005

It doesn’t matter what the words are. They don’t have…

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