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Free Fiction Monday: Murder, She Workshopped

2940016688633_p0_v1_s260x420You know that famous mystery writer? The one whom death stalks wherever she goes? Turns out bad luck doesn’t cause death to follow her. She provokes it all—for a reason. And this time, someone will stop her. A student at a writing workshop has a secret agenda. Yes, the student wants to become a bestseller. But first she must deal with the competition—in a wholly unexpected way.

“Murder, She Workshopped,” by World Fantasy Award winner Kristine Kathryn Rusch will remain on this site for one week only. The story is available for $2.99 on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Smashwords, and in other e-bookstores.

The free story will be available for one week only. If you missed this one, click on the links above. There’s another free story lurking somewhere around the site. Track the story down, read, and enjoy!


  1. Tanith Tanith
    April 4, 2013    

    This is hilarious. My experience at Odyssey was nothing like this (everyone there was extremely civilized and hardworking), but this evoked a feeling of nostalgia nonetheless. Awesome!

    • April 4, 2013    

      I came up with this idea long before Odyssey existed, back when Murder, She Wrote was still on the air. I even pitched it to a friend who was the executive producer at the time. Well, not this exactly, (LOL!) but Jessica Fletcher goes to a long writers workshop. He had already pitched it to the network and they had turned it down “because no one cares about writers,” apparently forgetting that Jessica Fletcher was a writer. So we joked about the way that people die around Ms Fletcher–and years later, the entire story morphed into this, without Jessica Fletcher at all. :-)

  2. Nancy Beck Nancy Beck
    April 3, 2013    

    Loved it! :-)

  3. April 3, 2013    

    Oh, I loved this one! Thanks for posting!

  4. April 2, 2013    

    LOL! Beautifully evil. :)


  5. April 1, 2013    

    Hee hee hee! You are soooo evil!

  6. Jean Aeglothecca Jean Aeglothecca
    April 1, 2013    

    Loved it!

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