Handmade Holiday Homicide Archives - Joanna Campbell Slan

How I Write a Short Story, Part III

So Barb H. had a wonderful idea, “Perhaps St Patrick’s day has always been unlucky for Clancy because that is when her father died or her husband left her or she lost a child. I am getting all these crazy ideas and am probably off base. I will be anxious to hear what you say!” […]

Taking Care of Yourself This Holiday Season

So often we take care of everything and everyone but ourselves during the holidays. I know, because I’m a poster child for trying to do too much. Right now, I’ve got a miserable cold, and I suspect it’s from getting too little sleep and working too many hours. The question seems eternal: “How do we […]

Dollhouse Lamp Base Tutorial

In the BONUS gift for pre-ordering Handmade, Holiday, Homicide, I showed readers how to make this adorable “Dollhouse in a 3-Ring Binder” room. Here’s how to make the matching base for the lamp. NOTE: The BONUS gift will be available to those who pre-order Handmade, Holiday, Homicide on or before December 15, 2014. Hurry! You don’t […]

Excerpt from Handmade, Holiday, Homicide

Book #10 in the Kiki Lowenstein Mystery Series   by Joanna Campbell Slan       Chapter 1   People think that being pregnant is all about your growing belly, but the truth is, it also messes with your head. It’s like for every inch my waistband expands, I lose ten points of my IQ. […]