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Sisters in Crime Australia's 28th Scarlet Stiletto Awards sets a prize money record!

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Sisters in Crime Australia's 28th Scarlet Stiletto Awards sets a prize money record!

This is news worth repeating: Sisters in Crime Australia's 28th Scarlet Stiletto Awards sets a prize money record. And the Clan Destine Press Cross-Genre Award is now $750. The annual Scarlet Stiletto Awards for best short crime and mystery stories by women writers is this year offering record $11,910 in prizes this year. “We’re thrilled that all but one sponsor has continued their support despite these financially fraught times – and that two new supporters have come on board.” The Viliama Grakalic Art and Crime Award ($750) is named in honour of the late artist, and long-time member, who bequeathed...

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The Only One in the World: Narrelle M Harris Interview

Narrelle M Harris The Only One in the World: A Sherlock Holmes Anthology

The Only One in the World: Narrelle M Harris Interview

This series of blog entries ends where The Only One in the World began, with the anthology's editor Narrelle M Harris. Here are her thoughts about editing the book's baker's dozen (Baker Street dozen?). As The Only One in the World proceeds toward publication, editor Narrelle M Harris and I are asking all our authors three questions for future Clan Destine blog posts. Please share anything from a sentence to a few paragraphs for each: What is the most unexpected tidbit you learned while editing these stories? Each story offered something new and unexpected, because the contributors were writing from their...

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The Only One in the World: Judith Rossell Interview

Judith Rossell The Only One in the World: A Sherlock Holmes Anthology

The Only One in the World: Judith Rossell Interview

Clan Destine Press talked with illustrator Judith Rossell about her glorious cover drawing for our anthology The Only One in the World. Judith shared her thoughts on Sherlock Holmes, and what she's up to next. How do you feel about Sherlock Homes – any iteration, whether book, film, or TV? I'm a big fan of the Shelock Holmes stories, particularly the earlier ones, and I love the original Sidney Paget illustrations. Many people don't realise how much the illustrator contributes to a story, and Sidney Paget is the one who gave Sherlock Holmes his famous deerstalker hat (fun illustrator fact!). More Judith's artwork:...

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The Only One in the World: Andrea L Farley Interview

Andrea L Farley The Only One in the World: A Sherlock Holmes Anthology

The Only One in the World: Andrea L Farley Interview

In The Only One in the World Clan Destine Press is fortunate enough to have each story illustrated by artist Andrea L Farley. We asked Andrea what she enjoyed about illustrating the anthology. How do you feel about Sherlock Homes – any iteration, whether book, film, or TV? There's so much to love! It started with watching "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" by Granada Television with Jeremy Brett when I was a little kid, and it just kind of went from there. I adore seeing new adaptations and interpretations and fanworks based on it, in any medium. More Andrea's artwork:...

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The Only One in the World: JM Redmann Interview

J.M. Redmann The Only One in the World: A Sherlock Holmes Anthology

The Only One in the World: JM Redmann Interview

Recently JM Redmann talked with us about her story for our anthology The Only One in the World, sharing what made writing her New Orleans-set tale A Study in Lavender special. What is the most unexpected tidbit you learned while researching your story? All the various kinds of champagnes there are in the world that I'll never be able to afford. What was your favourite thing about writing a story for The Only One in the World? My novels tend to be serious and dark and this allowed me to play with humor (I hope it's amusing) and have fun....

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