Shannon Muir's The Pulp and Mystery Shelf

Featuring mysteries and genres born out of the classic pulp era – interviews and more on mystery/suspense/romantic suspense/thriller/crime on Mon-Thurs and SF & Fantasy Fridays with author and Sisters in Crime member Shannon Muir, whose personal columns appear on weekends.

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MYSTERY LEADS MID-MONTH MONDAYS – Classic Holiday Detective and Crime Fiction

MYSTERY LEADS MID-MONTH MONDAYS FROM SHANNON MUIR’S THE PULP AND MYSTERY SHELF put the magnifying glass the second Monday of each month on classic detective and crime fiction.

Shannon will take the time to talk about her own personal discoveries as she looks back at the masters and lesser known writers of the past and how it can inform us as writers and readers today. This installment discusses setting fiction around the holiday season… and announces a hiatus for a couple months.

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MYSTERY LEADS MID-MONTH MONDAYS – Two Generations of Hillermans

MYSTERY LEADS MID-MONTH MONDAYS FROM SHANNON MUIR’S THE PULP AND MYSTERY SHELF put the magnifying glass the second Monday of each month on classic detective and crime fiction.

Shannon will take the time to talk about her own personal discoveries as she looks back at the masters and lesser known writers of the past and how it can inform us as writers and readers today.

This month’s column focuses on Shannon Muir talking about her passion for the works of Tony Hillerman and his daughter, Anne.

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MYSTERY LEADS MID-MONTH MONDAYS – Looking Further Into Chesterson

MYSTERY LEADS MID-MONTH MONDAYS FROM SHANNON MUIR’S THE PULP AND MYSTERY SHELF put the magnifying glass the second Monday of each month on classic detective and crime fiction.

Shannon will take the time to talk about her own personal discoveries as she looks back at the masters and lesser known writers of the past and how it can inform us as writers and readers today.

This month’s column focuses on Shannon Muir wanting to explore more of the mystery writings of G.K. Chesterson, and doing so via audiobook, after being inspired by last month’s column.

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MYSTERY LEADS MID-MONTH MONDAYS – Tolkien Leads to Chesterson

MYSTERY LEADS MID-MONTH MONDAYS FROM SHANNON MUIR’S THE PULP AND MYSTERY SHELF put the magnifying glass the second Monday of each month on classic detective and crime fiction.

Shannon will take the time to talk about her own personal discoveries as she looks back at the masters and lesser known writers of the past and how it can inform us as writers and readers today.

This month’s column focuses on Shannon Muir wanting to explore more of the mystery writings of G.K. Chesterson.

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SHANNON MUIR’S MYSTERY OF CHARACTER – Character Arcs in Three Acts (Act Two)

Every Sunday, the feature SHANNON MUIR’S MYSTERY OF CHARACTER on SHANNON MUIR’S THE PULP AND MYSTERY SHELF focuses on the art and craft of writing from Shannon’s perspective, or gives you insight on her process as an author.   This week’s topic continues on how character arcs can flow over the three act structure as commonly used in film, including mystery and crime film. 

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MYSTERY LEADS MID-MONTH MONDAYS – Meeting Violet Strange

MYSTERY LEADS MID-MONTH MONDAYS FROM SHANNON MUIR’S THE PULP AND MYSTERY SHELF put the magnifying glass the second Monday of each month on classic detective and crime fiction.

Shannon will take the time to talk about her own personal discoveries as she looks back at the masters and lesser known writers of the past and how it can inform us as writers and readers today.

This month’s column focuses on Shannon Muir discovering groundbreaking mystery sleuth Violet Strange.

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MYSTERY LEADS MID-MONTH MONDAYS – Magnifying Classic Mystery

MYSTERY LEADS MID-MONTH MONDAYS FROM SHANNON MUIR’S THE PULP AND MYSTERY SHELF put the magnifying glass the second Monday of each month on classic detective and crime fiction.

Shannon will take the time to talk about her own personal discoveries as she looks back at the masters and lesser known writers of the past and how it can inform us as writers and readers today.

This month’s column focuses on why Shannon decided to create the feature.

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MYSTERY LEADS FROM THE PULP AND MYSTERY SHELF – Get in the Spooky Spirit #4

MYSTERY LEADS FROM SHANNON MUIR’S THE PULP AND MYSTERY SHELF is the Facebook-based online book club of SHANNON MUIR’S THE PULP AND MYSTERY SHELF. Each month, a topic is suggested and links of books that have been on SHANNON MUIR’S THE PULP AND MYSTERY SHELF that seem to fit that topic are mentioned. Just like on this site, topics are drawn from the areas of mystery/crime/thriller/suspense/science fiction/fantasy. Participants are encouraged to discuss those books, or ones of their favorites that fit the topic. THIS MONTH IS A SPECIAL EVENT THAT WILL HAVE DIFFERENT TOPICS WEEKLY ALL MONTH LONG!

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MYSTERY LEADS FROM THE PULP AND MYSTERY SHELF – Get in the Spooky Spirit #3

MYSTERY LEADS FROM SHANNON MUIR’S THE PULP AND MYSTERY SHELF is the Facebook-based online book club of SHANNON MUIR’S THE PULP AND MYSTERY SHELF. Each month, a topic is suggested and links of books that have been on SHANNON MUIR’S THE PULP AND MYSTERY SHELF that seem to fit that topic are mentioned. Just like on this site, topics are drawn from the areas of mystery/crime/thriller/suspense/science fiction/fantasy. Participants are encouraged to discuss those books, or ones of their favorites that fit the topic. THIS MONTH IS A SPECIAL EVENT THAT WILL HAVE DIFFERENT TOPICS WEEKLY ALL MONTH LONG!

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MYSTERY LEADS FROM THE PULP AND MYSTERY SHELF – Get in the Spooky Spirit #2

MYSTERY LEADS FROM SHANNON MUIR’S THE PULP AND MYSTERY SHELF is the Facebook-based online book club of SHANNON MUIR’S THE PULP AND MYSTERY SHELF. Each month, a topic is suggested and links of books that have been on SHANNON MUIR’S THE PULP AND MYSTERY SHELF that seem to fit that topic are mentioned. Just like on this site, topics are drawn from the areas of mystery/crime/thriller/suspense/science fiction/fantasy. Participants are encouraged to discuss those books, or ones of their favorites that fit the topic. THIS MONTH IS A SPECIAL EVENT THAT WILL HAVE DIFFERENT TOPICS WEEKLY ALL MONTH LONG!

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