The Early Modern Commons

Susanna Calkins, Author

Recent Posts

Writing about Murder Knocks Twice

26 May 2019

The launch of MURDER KNOCKS TWICE has been such a whirlwind!  But I do enjoy meeting readers at my book events, and telling new stories about my research and writing.I've also...

At last, MURDER KNOCKS TWICE is out in the world...

30 April 2019

There's a funny thing about persistence that writers often talk about. We talk about continuing despite the odds, mustering up the courage to keep writing even when things get hard,...

Finding inspiration in 1920s headlines

6 April 2019

Chicago Daily Tribune (1923-1963); Dec 5, 1929; ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Chicago Tribune pg. 16 Every writer I know is regularly asked, "Where do you get your ideas?" Some authors...