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October 8th Online Meeting

The Rocky Mountain MWA monthly meeting will be held via Zoom on October 8th starting at 6:30 p.m. Mountain time, and will feature award-winning author Judge Debra H. Goldstein. Members will receive the link and password by email, groups.io, and our newsletter....

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What Rocky Mountain MWA Means to Me

by Christine Carbo Living in a rural state like Montana, it’s difficult to feel connected to the book business, let alone other writers of crime fiction. When I joined RMMWA, I was dubious at first. I assumed most of the good networking and action took place in...

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September 2020 Mystery Minute

by ZJ Czupor A Curious Incident In Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, published in 1893, is a short story "The Adventure of Silver Blaze" in which an unusual line of dialogue becomes the title of a best-selling mystery published one-hundred and...

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RMMWA 6 Word Mystery Contest categories

Writers entering in the RMMWA 6-Word Mystery Contest may enter stories in any or all of these categories. We look forward to your short but thrilling tales! Thriller These tales usually involve high stakes, a ticking clock, and a threat to people, a country, or even...

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RMMWA 2020 6-Word Mystery Contest is live!

Writers who can boil down a mystery into a half-dozen words are encouraged to enter the fourth annual Six-Word Mystery Contest sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Chapter of Mystery Writers of America (RMMWA).  Six-word “whodunits” can be entered in one or all five of the...

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RMMWA to Host Fourth Annual Six-Word Mystery Contest

Enter here starting September 15th Writers who can boil down a mystery into a half-dozen words are encouraged to enter the fourth annual Six-Word Mystery Contest sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Chapter of Mystery Writers of America (RMMWA). The contest opens September...

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August 2020 Mystery Minute

by ZJ Czupor Check in. Relax. Take a Shower. One of the most iconic and terrifying murder scenes in film history takes place in a shower, at the Bates Motel. The scene I'm referring to, of course, is from the film, Psycho, directed by Alfred Hitchcock with screenplay...

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September 10th Online Meeting

The Rocky Mountain MWA monthly meeting will be held via Zoom on September 10th starting at 6:30 p.m. Mountain time, and will feature bestselling crime fiction author and veteran crime scene investigator Lisa Black . Members will receive the link and password by email,...

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July 2020 Mystery Minute

by ZJ Czupor Doppelgänger: Myth, Literary Device, or the Real Deal?   Unless you're an identical twin, would it unnerve you to bump into your dead ringer…your doppelgänger? Would your lookalike be your exact double, your evil twin, or just a mischievous spirit?...

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August 13th Online Meeting

The Rocky Mountain MWA monthly meeting will be held via Zoom on August 13th starting at 6:30 p.m. Mountain time, and will feature DNA evidence pioneer and former Denver D.A. Mitch Morrissey. Members will receive the link and password by email, groups.io, and our...

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