Mystery Writing Resource Links

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Here is the collection of mystery writing resource links.

American Crime Writers League
The ACWL was formed in the late 1980s by a group of writers who wanted a private forum for exchanging ideas, complaining about almost everything, and trying to understand this decidedly wacky business.

Online resource for mystery lovers contains link to mystery resources, author websites, conferences and information about book awards and upcoming new releases.

Crime and Forensics Links
Links to crime and forensic references online. Part of's research website.

Crime Writers of Canada
An organization for crime writers in Canada.

DorothyL Online Archives
The official DorothyL Mystery Literature Forum online archives. Archives from the popular discussion group for mystery authors and fans.

Edgar Allan Poe
Learn more about the great classic horror and mystery writer Edgar Allan Poe with links to additional resources.

Gumshoe Site, The
Provides information on hot mystery-news including recent mystery award winners.

Mysterious Home Page, The
A Guide to Mysteries and Crime Fiction on Internet.

Mystery Writers of America
Established in 1945 by a dozen or so like-minded mystery writers for the purpose of promoting and protecting the interests and welfare of mystery writers and to increase the esteem and literary recognition given to the genre
Website for mystery lovers. Collaboration between Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine and Mystery Scene Magazine.

Newsgroup: alt.books.mysteries
Newsgroup for discussion of mystery books

Newsgroup: bit.listserv.dorothyl
Moderated newsgroup for discussion of the mystery genre by mystery authors and fans.

Newsgroup: rec.arts.mystery
Newsgroup for discussion of the mystery genre.

Open Directory: Mystery Writing
The Open Directory's collection of links to mystery writing resources.

Police Writers Association
The Police Writers Association provides police writers with the knowledge, resources and networking capabilities to share their expertise with others through the written word.

Readers Ready Mystery
The latest news about mystery and suspense novels from Readers Read.

Sisters in Crime
The Sisters in Crime organization is now twelve years old, has a membership of well over 3,000 worldwide, and continues to grow.