Blogs & Podcasts

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Includes the author's exciting visit to Esse Purse Museum, in Little Rock, Arkansas

It's one of only 3 purse museums in the world, sharing purses & women's history

Holiday Guest Blog - Origins of secret Santa & how it plays a part in Snow Kiss Cookies To Die For - http://thecozymysterybookclub.com/2021/12/the-origins-of-secret-santa/

Podcasts:

Wendy Kendall In Purse-Suit Of Fashion

Wendy Kendall in Purse-Suit of Fashion with Susie Black - Chatting about Swim Wear & her fashionable new mystery

Wendy Kendall In Purse-Suit Of Fashion with Joy Egbejimba, purse designer & owner of Nuciano Handbags - Chatting about purses and more


A Novel Talk, co-hosted with Carl Lee

(click on the episodes you'd like to hear)

A Novel Talk with Nancy Blanton talking about the 1641Irish/English tensions in her historical fiction - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T_Gg5mDLka8&t=22s

A Novel Talk with Amy Sommers talking about historical fiction - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=idQVPuF0Fwo&t=491s&ab_channel=ANovelTalk

A Novel Talk with Randy Overbeck talks mystery with a paranormal touch - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1UXkiLDm4oI&t=199s&ab_channel=ANovelTalk

A Novel Talk with Susie Black about her humorous cozy mystery - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1UXkiLDm4oI&t=199s&ab_channel=ANovelTalk

A Novel Talk with Lynn Bohart about paranormal mysteries - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=52T5Htm7eUw&ab_channel=ANovelTalk

A Novel Talk with Danielle M. Orsino and her epic adventure - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=egyN2qN1RSk&t=777s&ab_channel=ANovelTalk

A Novel Talk with Wendy Beasley, inspiring fiction - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ec0ru3MvV1c&ab_channel=ANovelTalk

A Novel Talk with Kevin O'Brien, suspense is his middle name - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0PByq58L490&t=236s&ab_channel=ANovelTalk

A Novel Talk with Stella Jayne Phillips about paranormal romance - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OHog_G-X2mY&t=415s&ab_channel=ANovelTalk

A Novel Talk with Ileana Munoz-Renfroe, a fashionable Cuban Cozy - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f-4OnQi9Ao0&t=1s

A Novel Talk with Robert Herold, exploring the supernatural - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S_jldDQNeeI&ab_channel=ANovelTalk

A Novel Talk with Stacy Gold about her steamy romances - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TGKI22RXT3g&t=447s&ab_channel=ANovelTalk

A Novel Talk with Jan Sikes and her touching paranormal romance - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Mk0PgufcMY&ab_channel=ANovelTalk

A Novel Talk with Bharti Kirchner about her newest Maya Mallick mystery - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WHGwBI_ztg4&t=451s&ab_channel=ANovelTalk

A Novel Talk with Danny Gardner about his historical detective fiction - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVCYD4klUPs&ab_channel=ANovelTalk

A Novel Talk with Kerry Blaisdell about her urban fantasy - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f1HA9AHYwk0&t=2s&ab_channel=ANovelTalk

A Novel Talk with Alicia Dean about her Gothic world - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jgETQ2JzfTw

A Novel Talk with J L Oakley about her historical thriller - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J5sHef2Y_CQ

A Novel Talk with Connie Hampton Connally makes fictional history - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yH1L-oWeuAc&t=213s

A Novel Talk with new mystery author Wendy Kendall, guest host Catherine Brown - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ztp-igbZEus&t=3s

A Novel Talk with incomparable mystery author Laura Childs - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SGl06zuJgfc&t=301s

A Novel Talk with paranormal romantic author Darcy Carson - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wk0JNsLUc9Y

A Novel Talk with Opera Violinist turned author Erica Miner - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ah46Xn8cegw

A Novel Talk with Outrageous Woman Jessica H. Stone - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E5QnzCx6IDU

A Novel Talk with NY Times best selling Pam Binder - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qzOO-oq4kVY&feature=youtu.be

A Novel Talk with Master of Mystery Robert Dugoni - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FM5dTpWVPUg

A Novel Talk with Historical Romance Author Gerri Russell - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=naUFCwAgOs4&feature=youtu.be

A Novel Talk with Mystery Author Glen Erik Hamilton - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Wg_e_NpX44

A Novel Talk with Paranormal. Medieval Mystery Author Jeri Westerson - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Wg_e_NpX44

A Novel Talk with Bestselling author Doug Walsh - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rPUWLtdz-bY&t=42s


The Cozy Mystery Quartet

Authors: Wendy Kendall, Susan McCormick, Michael Erdahl, Linda Hope Lee

(click on the episodes you'd like to hear)

Investigating Series Intrigue - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nEOOoNBlh-Q&t=312s&ab_channel=CozyMysteryQuartetCozyMysteryQuartet

Investigating The Falsely Accused - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x2d2B1caiac&ab_channel=CozyMysteryQuartetCozyMysteryQuartet

Investigating - Life Balance - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=za-mXQsfwns&t=8s&ab_channel=CozyMysteryQuartet

Investigating - Job/Hobby/Hook - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ZVzNiauYrU&t=25s&ab_channel=CozyMysteryQuartet

Investigating - Love Interest - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sp1bY5qsJh4&ab_channel=CozyMysteryQuartet

Investigating - The Victim - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AfLOckLnJQA&ab_channel=CozyMysteryQuartet

Character Spotlight II - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7OWoF5--kjQ&t=3s&ab_channel=CozyMysteryQuartet

Character Spotlight - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LWsRRFJpvO0&t=23s&ab_channel=CozyMysteryQuartet

Investigating - Cozy Tropes - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qlU64IkYikM&t=657s&ab_channel=CozyMysteryQuartet

Investigating - Dialogue - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=404jtHyZ89A&ab_channel=CozyMysteryQuartet

Investigating - Creating Tension - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nStito2CrmY&feature=youtu.be

Investigating - The Sleuth - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QHbKcSTXRKM&t=42s

Investigating - Setting - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OwY2xiN1t64&t=23s

Investigating - Crime & Suspects - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJKZlSGuDjo

Investigating - Humor - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PS1COKvSpnk

Investigating - Subplots - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=APqkVm84McI

Investigating - Sleuth Supporters - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CFzWSYkK1sg

Investigating - Pantser or Plotter - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2PwVo91AMzg

Investigating - Planting Clues - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kyxed4Nepik

Investigating - Creating A Cozy Series - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iw2lfpbnD-8&feature=youtu.be



Flamingos Write Now

Wendy Kendall, Avis Adams, Carl Lee, Catherine Brown, Melanie MacDonald

(click on the episodes you'd like to hear)

Holding out for a hero - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EMGSzGmhAOc

Describing Description in your story - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x3IhQVHMwsw

Fight or Flight when you can't write? - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7lwwJBZ-Qc

What's a Plotter & what's a Pantser, and what are you? - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TadkdAVFKzU

Where do you get your ideas for your books? - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JiF5b0pPqYI&t=7s

Where do I begin to tell the story . . . - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4loqoY_7tBY

What goes on page one? - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AXzYlNTUI8Q&feature=share&fbclid=IwAR08D1hfzbqwRwSp50g1zCqckYyj8UyTk5H8disVsiETjI92yzHfQoEHMR0



Kendall & Cooper Talk Mysteries with Authors

We're Podners in Crime

Peter James exciting mysteries and talk about inspirations - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6KetVUV8A6o&feature=youtu.be

James R. Benn's historical mysteries during WWII are gripping -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AfmPlV_YA44&t=3314s

Kathleen Kaska and her animal rights & also historic grand hotel mysteries - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m7UkCz2L8IU&t=872s&index=49&list=PLj_fLfjhCsMEU8BaDkKQpIor4NnqqoYEW

Matthew D. Hunt's exciting mystery triggered by Sci Fi Solar Reboot - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VzNjkHCXiCs&feature=youtu.be

Highly acclaimed author Bharti Kirchner talks mysteries & more - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FhLy8sL5Z3Y

Insightful & rare interview with legendary author Elizabeth George - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qfhqTOSjIbQ&t=10s

Why mysteries? Hear award winning author Margaret Maron's answer - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=evpFkYHh3S4&feature=youtu.be

It's your cue to a 1930's Hollywood mystery by Renee Patrick - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MVkcrZ2VWZ8&feature=youtu.be

Bernadette Pajer delights in Prof. Bradshaw series - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q5Vug5uYPlw&feature=youtu.be

C. C. Humphreys, Author/Actor/Swordsman & mystery adventures - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PsK0OYP4GOM&feature=youtu.be

David Morrell, Father of Modern Action Novels talks Crime & Historical - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kxt0_EfStSM&feature=youtu.be

Award winning Gigi Pandian talks mystery gargoyles & treasure hunts - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ZRgp0x8GZc&feature=youtu.be

Jeffrey Siger's action packed Chief Inspector Andreas Kaldis mysteries set in Greece - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3nuG_6ytGhU&feature=youtu.be

Jennifer Kincheloe writes about 1908 Los Angeles in her Anna Blanc mysteries - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hrN83BVj3dM&feature=youtu.be

Keenan Powell talks Deadly Solution and her Maeve Malloy Legal Thriller series - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8G5I0__jQ-0&feature=youtu.be

Pulitzer Prize winner Julia Keller discusses books that can change your life - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L9gtTm0Xlww&feature=youtu.be

Steph Cha discusses contemporary L.A. Noir in her Juniper Song series - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DG5jnx58iMQ&feature=youtu.be

K. J. Howe & the podners about chilling kidnap-and-ransom The Freedom Broker - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GrRQ_PY0OSo&feature=youtu.be

Podners Talk Kids Mysteries with NYT Bestseller Stuart Gibbs & 3 young readers- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bGya7p-jAfg&feature=youtu.be

The Podners Talk Courage in Writing with NY Times Bestselling J. A. Jance - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6sLU8d0-6v8&feature=youtu.be

Kendall & Cooper Talk with co-authors Lynne & Valerie (Liv) Constantine - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XyPP6_PtFhw&feature=youtu.be

Stone cold good when Podners are with James Zisken author of Ellie Stone series - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cgS2QMVkXzE&feature=youtu.be

Golden Hour author Marni Graff, Kay Vreeland, & Game recommender Alex Riggs - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P7f2s__X7SQ&feature=youtu.be

Chat with Inspector de Silva series author Harriet Steel joined by Kay Vreeland - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pi2YqXfjvao&feature=youtu.be

K&C are roaming in the Scottish gloaming with award winning Val McDermid - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=htrxZBAOiCw

Gayle Lynds, Queen of Espionage Thrillers holds court with K&C in a lively discussion - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ho3DvEQFhJM

K&C go off trail with eco-mystery author Pamela Beason - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dERZurAI2iE&feature=youtu.be

K&C talk gritty, Urban Noir with brilliant Danny Gardner - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AAFvLW43pfI

Voila! K&C talk Travel Noir and Revenge in Paris with Valerie J. Brooks - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0_VWnNCPL7M

K&C go Hollywood, Hollywood Homicide that is with author Kellye Garrett - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=biOpPAXU6F0&feature=youtu.be

K&C Talk Mysteries with NY Times Best Selling Thriller Kevin O'Brien = https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYtQOT80-Fc

K&C Talk Mysteries with a Southern drawl with author Tonya Kappes - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJcXUd-oDa8&feature=em-share_video_user

K&C sample sweet mysteries with pastry chef and author Claire Johnson - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NoqePYM_L5w&feature=em-share_video_user

K&C with awesome award winning author Simon Wood - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cOujqAmY09c&feature=em-share_video_user

K&C with groundbreaking cozy/thriller author Laura Childs/Gerry Schmitt - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZHKHhZtqJsc&feature=em-share_video_user

K&C with thriller author Glen Erik Hamilton - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bHf-TCFmzEE&feature=em-share_video_user

K&C with mystery author Laura DiSilverio - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9LGwn17dP98&t=145s

K&C with Langley mystery writer Loretta Martin - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n44WarLQDu4

K&C with author Robert Dugoni - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IkrJ8TEVAsc&feature=em-share_video_user

K&C with author Keenan Powell - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wcIEo7IT1VE&feature=em-share_video_user

K&C with author Mike Lawson - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JvL7y9FU9gE&t=41s

K&C with author Leslie Budewitz - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZY0lX7ikpxs&feature=em-share_video_user

K&C Talk Sherlock with author Hugh Ashton - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n9hgCIGfDAA

K&C with Boyd Morrison Thriller author - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b7kXtakrXW4&t=3s

K&C with A.C. Fuller Media Thriller author - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QxKknznUzrI&feature=em-share_video_user

K&C with Deb Cuyle Haunted Stories author - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gOBRTCBMqiU&t=2s

K&C with Erin Byrne International author - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0aLXdgNMx_Y&t=7s

Interesting ways authors research mysteries - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OaCyvpv1qt0&t=1598s

Episode One, where it all began - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=upvS5uWmSNY&t=23s