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November 2021 Mystery Minute

by ZJ Czupor A Mystery Within A Mystery In the canon of mystery novels lies an unfinished but published mystery—the last written by an iconic author—and the mystery is still waiting to be solved. American librarian and author Edmund Pearson (1880-1937) called it "the...

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January 13th Meeting

The next RMMWA monthly meeting will be held January 13, 2022 at the Colorado Automobile Dealers Association (290 Speer Blvd. 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 K9...

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2021 6-Word Mystery Winners!

The results of the 2021 Six-Word Mystery Contest sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Chapter of Mystery Writers of America (RMMWA) have been announced. Overall winner:   He gaslighted her. She candlesticked him. This entry, written by Jean Garrison of Florida, was...

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December 9th Meeting – Mystery and Mistletoe!

Come one, come all, to our holiday party, Mystery and Mistletoe, on December 9th! The in-person party will be held at the Colorado Automobile Dealers Association (at 290 Speer Blvd. in Denver) and we’ll also broadcast a live, interactive hybrid meeting via Zoom....

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October 2021 Mystery Minute

by ZJ Czupor Versatile and Ahead of Her Time This mystery author was born on Christmas Day, 1907 in San Antonio, Texas. She was the daughter of W.H. Robbins and Myrtle Statham. In addition to the fifty novels she published in her lifetime, under four different names,...

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November 11th Meeting

On November 11, the RMMWA monthly meeting will be held at the Colorado Automobile Dealers Association (at 290 Speer Blvd. in Denver), and we’ll also broadcast a live, interactive hybrid meeting via Zoom. Please join us in person or via Zoom while we welcome our...

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September 2021 Mystery Minute

by ZJ Czupor The Mystery of a Hansom Cab In the Gilded Age of the late 1800s, late one Thursday night in Melbourne, Australia, a drunken gentlemen wobbles down a dimly lit street. Another gentleman sees the drunken man and hails a cab for them both. While in passage,...

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October 14th Meeting

We’re planning another in person meeting at the Colorado Automobile Dealers Association (at 290 Speer Blvd. in Denver) on October 14, and we’ll also broadcast a live, interactive hybrid meeting via Zoom. Please join us in person or via Zoom while we welcome Jason...

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What Rocky Mountain MWA Means to Me

by Manuel Ramos “One is the loneliest number that you’ll ever do,” or so goes the song from the 1960s.  And yet, one is the number that comes closest to describing the writer’s life.  We are alone when we write, of course, but that isn’t the whole picture.  I can be...

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RMMWA 2021 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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