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Bony Blithe Award

Leaf-fall is here, which means, all you criminous authors, that it’s time to submit your light mysteries published in 2020 to the 2021 Bloody Words Light Mystery Award (aka the Bony Blithe Award).

Guest Post: What Publishers Want

After 28 years of teaching writing, having evaluated over a 1,000 manuscripts, and having had 16 myself published by traditional publishers, I have found that ‘what you need’ can be distilled down to four main points.