Saturday, January 22, 2011

Mystery Readers Journal (Vol 26:4): Hobbies, Crafts & Special Interests

Mystery Readers Journal (Vol 26:4): Hobbies, Crafts & Special Interests has just been published. Author essays by Susan Wittig Albert, Laura Childs, Parnell Hall, Karen Olson and many more. This issue is available as a .pdf or Hardcopy. To order as a .pdf, go here. Also available as Hardcopy. Go here and scroll down.

Mystery Readers Journal is a review quarterly magazine with reviews, articles and author essays. Each issue focuses on a different theme. To SUBSCRIBE for calendar year 2011 of Mystery Readers Journal that will include two issues of London Mysteries, Animal Mysteries, and Shrinks and Mental Health Professionals, go HERE.

Table of Contents: Mystery Readers Journal,  Hobbies, Crafts & Special Interests

  • Camp Follower for the Weekend by Suzanne Adair
  • A Bead of Roses by Susan Wittig Albert
  • Buzz Miller and Black Thumb Gardening by Gale Borger
  • Confessions from the Craft-Free Zone by Kate Carlisle
  • Murder and Mayhem for Fun and Profit! by Dianne Castell
  • A Scrapbook Full of Clues by Laura Childs
  • Brewing Up Murder by Cleo Coyle
  • Pretty Things by Monica Ferris
  • A Warm and Cozy Place by Sally Goldenbaum
  • Shall I Kill Today or Quilt Today? by Barbara Graham
  • Crafting a Gift Basket Is Like Solving a Mystery by Beth Groundwater
  • Nick Madrid's Hobby: Astanga Vinyasa Yoga by Peter Guttridge
  • Constructing Crossword Puzzles by Parnell Hall
  • It's Not All Cakes and Quilts by Karen Harper
  • Who Knew Crochet Would Be a Killer Hobby? by Betty Hechtman
  • Collectors Anonymous by Linda Kupecek
  • Creating the Crafty Sleuth by Mary Ellen Hughes
  • Pets As Hobbies... Or Not? by Linda O. Johnston
  • Modern Mysteries Feature Colonial Home Crafts by Cricket McRae
  • Writing from Life by Annette Mahon
  • Is It Real or Is It a Dollhouse? by Camille Minichino
  • If Quilts Could Kill by Clare O'Donohue
  • When the Ink Flows: Writing What I Don't Know by Karen Olson
  • Quilted Memories by Barbara Sullivan
  • There She Is by Jane Tesh
  • Crossword: It's a Puzzle by Verna Suit
  • My Creative Life by Joanna Campbell Slan
  • Writing About and Collecting Dollhouse Miniatures by Christine Verstraete
  • How a Quilter Became a Writer by Terri Thayer
  • My Mathematical Hobby by Jerry Weinberg
  • A Special Interest in Murder by Anne White
  • Tales from a 19th-Century Childhood by Lea Wait
  • The Solution Is in the Cards by Tina Whittle
  • Why Murder Happens in the Pottery Studio by Gayle Wigglesworth
  • Killer Crafts & Crafty Killers by Lois Winston
  • Matryoshka Dolls Inspire a "Nested" Mystery by Joyce Yarrow
  • Mystery in Retrospect: Reviews by Lesa Holstine, L.J Roberts
  • The Scrapbook of Memoirs by Jen Forbus
  • True Crime: A Special Interest in Murder by Cathy Pickens
  • Children's Hour: Hobbies, Crafts and Special Interests by Gay Toltl Kinman
  • Mystery Seen: Detectives with Hobbies by Kate Derie
  • In Short: Interesting Hobbies by Marvin Lachman
  • From the Editor's Desk by Janet A. Rudolph


Terri Thayer said...

Thanks, Janet! What a wonderful collection of crafty stories.

Where else would all these authors be able to gather? This is the ultimate writer's convention. Only better! I can hear all the stories not just the ones of the folks on either side of me at the bar.

CA Verstraete said...

Oh fantastic. Janet this looks so great. Can't wait to read it!I agree Terri; now we can all indulge our love of crafts and collecting~!

Christine Verstraete

LJ Roberts said...

It looks fantastic. I can't wait to see it.

Janet Rudolph said...

I haven't seen the hardcopy yet! Always a few weeks behind. This is what went to the printer :-)

Joanna Campbell Slan said...

Honestly, this is like Christmas a month later than usual. Thanks, Janet, for all the great articles.

Anonymous said...

Me, too! I love so many hobbies that I'm especially looking forward to reading this issue. Just going down the table of contents created excitement to read essays by so many crafty writers. And, I get the pdf so I'll be reading tonight!

vallerose said...

given my love of crafts, I'm really looking forward to this issue.