Dead to Writes – S1, E20: Live Free or Die

In this week’s episode:

    • Our #ReadersOnTheRun segment features “Live Free or Die”, a fantastic short crime story by Judy Penz Sheluk, which first appeared in World Enough and Crime, an anthology of crime stories, Carrick Publishing, 2014
    • Dead to Writes and Carrick Publishing send congratulations to all of the Arthur Ellis 2018 nominees
    • Donna reviews The Hellfire Club, a novel of political intrigue by CNN’s Jake Tapper (Little, Brown and Company)
    • On behalf of Dead to Writes and Carrick Publishing, Donna wishes all the Mom’s out there a Happy Mother’s Day!
    • Donna interviews Judy Penz Sheluk, author of The Hanged Man’s Noose
    • Judy and Donna discuss the primary differences between series novels and stand-alone books, and the pros and cons of each
    • Donna offers a mini review of Glow Grass and Other Tales, a collection of short stories by M.H. Callway
    • Judy offers insights into research and the dangers of becoming ensnared in the love of research
Our May Line-up:
May 1: Interview with organized crime expert and freelance journalist Stephen G. Metelsky ( and short story reading of “Prepared”, Donna Carrick (Carrick Publishing)
May 6: Interview with author Junying Kirk (The Journey to the West trilogy) and short story reading of “The Grief Machine”, Alex Carrick
May 13: Interview with author Judy Penz Sheluk (Skeletons in the Attic, The Hanged Man’s Noose) and reading of short story “Live Free or Die”, Judy Penz Sheluk, World Enough and Crime anthology, Carrick Publishing
May 20: Interview with author Russell Parkway (The Demeter Code) and reading of “Doctor Shediac”, Donna Carrick, World Enough and Crime, Carrick Publishing
May 27: Interview with renowned host of Conversations LIVE Cyrus Webb and reading of “Appearances”, Donna Carrick, North on the Yellowhead

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