Sunday, March 6, 2011

LIttle Big News: Derringer Nominees

The Short Mystery Fiction Society has listed their nominees for best stories of 2010. Congratulations to all!


Flash Story (-1000 words)


"Blues in the Night," by Carol Kilgore, *Dark Valentine*, May 2010

"Homeless," by Patricia Morin, *MYSTERY MONTAGE*, 2010

"Stick a Needle in My Eye," by Julia Madeleine, *Powder Burn Flash*No. 302, May 5, 2010

"The Book Signing," by Kathy Kencharik, *THIN ICE: CRIME STORIES BYNEW ENGLAND WRITERS*, 2010

"The Unknown Substance," by Jane Hammons, *A Twist of Noir*, Dec.27, 2010


Short Story (1001 - 4000 words)


"My Asshole Brother" by Eric Beetner, *A Twist of Noir,* May 7, 2010

"Seventy-hours of Less" by Michael J. Solender, *A Twist of Noir,* April 23, 2010

"Broken Down on the Bonneville Flats" by Jack Bates, *Beat to a Pulp,* October 17, 2010

"Angel of Mercy" by David Price, *Beat to a Pulp,* Jan. 31, 2010

"Pewter Badge" by Michael J. Solender, *Yellow Mama," August, 2010.



Long Story (4001 - 8000 words)


"A Tour of the Tower," by Christine Poulson, *Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine*, March/April 2010

"Care of the Circumcised Penis," by Sean Doolittle, *THUGLIT PRESENTS: BLOOD, GUTS, AND WHISKEY*, 2010

"Interpretation of Murder," by B. K. Stevens, *Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine*, December 2010

"Silicon Kings," by Richard Helms, *The Back Alley Webzine*, April 2010

" The Little Nogai Boy," by R. T. Lawton, *Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine*, September 2010


Novelette (8001 - 17,500 words)

"Deserters," by Chris Muessig, *Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine*, March 2010

"Rearview Mirror," by Art Taylor, *Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine*, March 2010

"The Gods for Vengeance Cry," by Richard Helms, *Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine*, November 2010

"The Man With One Eye," by Stephen Ross, *Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine*, December 2010

"The Scent of Lilacs," by Doug Allyn, *Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine*, September/October 2010

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