BEYOND THE SHELF – Format Changes for the New Year

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BEYOND THE SHELF is general commentary about the blog or the mystery and crime writing business by author and site administrator Shannon Muir that doesn’t fall in the scope of a regular column. Today is a notice about books available starting next week in a Smashwords coupon promo.

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SHORTS FROM THE SHELF – “The Gift of Truth” (Myanna Bonus Short, Part One)

SHORTS FROM THE SHELF features short serialized fiction by author Shannon Muir, administrator of SHANNON MUIR’S THE PULP AND MYSTERY SHELF, that may be later released as part of e-book or print collections. The story line featured currently is “The Gift of Truth,” a piece that comes after the MYANNA MOORE series that concluded earlier this year.  This short will run Monday through Friday this week and until Thursday next week, ending on December 30, 2020.

This is Part One. Blog tours will resume in January 2021.

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