Who I am... I'm Melinda Colt, an award-winning and bestselling author. I hope to become your next favorite crime fiction writer. From a young age, my parents instilled in me a love for the written word, and I've been hooked ever since. As a reader, I'm always searching for those stories that capture my heart … Continue reading What I’m Reading in Crime Fiction and a Deal on the #1 Bestseller Dare Game!
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S is for Strike!
Hi, guys! I hope this post finds you and yours well and safe. This has been a challenging year for all of us, for some more than for others. Personally, I often felt like there’s no light at the end of the tunnel—and that the tunnel is underwater. But despite everything else, I kept my … Continue reading S is for Strike!
KILLER SCORE is here! 🔪🕵
Hi everyone! I hope y’all are doing okay and hanging in there. I was just browsing Google and learned that today is International Sloth Day (how cute is that?) and National Day on Writing . Now this last one is an absolute WOW coincidence, because today is a big deal for me in the writing … Continue reading KILLER SCORE is here! 🔪🕵
One step into hell – researching and writing about crime 🕵
As an author who started her career by writing romantic comedies, the transition to weaving mysteries and thrillers is as difficult as it’s interesting. I won’t lie to you, my research into crime psychology took me to some very dark places, but it’s both fascinating and horrifying to see what makes people tick. Of course, … Continue reading One step into hell – researching and writing about crime 🕵
Bittersweet Beginnings 🍂🍁
Have you ever wanted something so badly that when you finally got it you didn’t know how to react? Well, it’s happening to me now. For weeks, I’ve been wondering what to write in this post, and here I am now, living my big day and not knowing what to say. 2020 is one of … Continue reading Bittersweet Beginnings 🍂🍁
A Colt is born
Or simply a new pen name, a new identity, a new beginning. Many of you know me as Melinda De Ross, writer of quirky romantic comedy and tension-filled romantic suspense. But like many of my favorite authors and role models, including Nora Roberts, Sandra Brown, Loreth Anne White, and others, I feel it’s time to … Continue reading A Colt is born