Breaking Into The Mystery Short Story Market: It's No Crime!

Breaking Into The Mystery Short Story Market: It's No Crime!

by Brendan DuBois

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"...Brendan DuBois is one of the two or three finest short story writers of my time." --- mystery editor and author Ed Gorman.

"To say that Brendan DuBois writes thrillers is equivalent to saying that Faberge was pretty good at decorating eggs." --- Crippen & Landru publishers

Product Description:

From award-winning short story author Brendan DuBois comes tips, techniques and suggestions on how to break into the mystery short story market. With more than 20 years experience in crafting short stories, and with more than 100 published short stories to his credit, Brendan DuBois knows the editors and the "ins and outs" of getting published.

This article is based on his own experience, and portions have previously appeared in "The Writer" magazine and "The Third Degree," the official newsletter of the Mystery Writers of America.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940013208506
Publisher: Brendan DuBois
Publication date: 10/25/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 77 KB

About the Author

Brendan DuBois of New Hampshire is the award-winning author of twelve novels and more than 100 short stories.

His short fiction has appeared in Playboy, Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine, The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, and numerous other magazines and anthologies including “The Best American Mystery Stories of the Century,” published in 2000 by Houghton-Mifflin. Another one of his short stories appeared in in "The Year's Best Science Fiction 22nd Annual Collection" (St. Martin's Griffin, 2005) edited by Gardner Dozois

His short stories have twice won him the Shamus Award from the Private Eye Writers of America, and have also earned him three Edgar Allan Poe Award nominations from the Mystery Writers of America. Visit his website at

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