General Archive of RMMWA.org

February 9th Meeting

The next RMMWA monthly meeting will be held February 9, 2023 at the Colorado Automobile Dealers Association (290 Speer Boulevard in Denver) and we’ll also broadcast a live, interactive hybrid meeting via Zoom. Please join us in-person or via Zoom for a presentation by...

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January 12th Meeting

The next RMMWA monthly meeting will be held January 12, 2023 at the Colorado Automobile Dealers Association (290 Speer Boulevard in Denver) and we’ll also broadcast a live, interactive hybrid meeting via Zoom. Please join us in-person or via Zoom for a presentation by...

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2022 6-Word Mystery Winners!

The results of the 2022 Six-Word Mystery Contest sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Chapter of Mystery Writers of America (RMMWA) have been announced. Overall winner:   Magician escapes gallows when witness vanishes   This entry, written by Rita Popp of Fort...

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November 2022 Mystery Minute

by ZJ Czupor She Won the Edgar and Didn’t Know What it Was 1946 was a seminal year. It was the beginning of the Baby Boomer Generation. Harry Truman was our president. Not unlike today, people worried about major shortages in jobs and shortages in housing, especially...

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October 2022 Mystery Minute

by ZJ Czupor The Father of American Literature When I was in grade school, at Halloween time, our teacher would read to us The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (1819) by Washington Irving (1783-1859). To this day, I still find it frightening to think of a black and towering...

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December 8th – Join us for Mystery and Mistletoe!

Kick off your holiday season with RMMWA's annual holiday party, Mystery and Mistletoe, on December 8th from 6-9 pm MST! The in-person party will be held at the Colorado Automobile Dealers Association at 290 Speer Boulevard in Denver, and we’ll also broadcast a live,...

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November 10th Meeting

The next RMMWA monthly meeting will be held November 10, 2022 at the Colorado Automobile Dealers Association (290 Speer Boulevard in Denver) and we’ll also broadcast a live, interactive hybrid meeting via Zoom. Please join us in-person or via Zoom for a presentation...

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2022 Six-Word Mystery Contest is Closed

The RMMWA’s annual Six-Word Mystery contest for 2022 is now closed. Thank you to all who entered! Next, finalists in each category will be selected by our judges. Final voting to determine the winners will take place during our annual Mystery and Mistletoe party in...

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RMMWA 2022 Six-Word Mystery Contest – Enter now!

Writers who can boil down a mystery into a half-dozen words are invited to enter the 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 following...

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RMMWA’s Six-Word Mystery Contest Opens September 1

Can you write a whodunit in six words? A mystery in six words? Now that’s a really short story. Six-word short stories have joined the literary canon since the 1920s, a tradition begun by Ernest Hemingway. Writers who can boil down a mystery into a half-dozen words...

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