The Early Modern Commons

Susanna Calkins, Author

Recent Posts

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...

Help me come up with the name for a signature cocktail, and you could win an Advance Reader Copy of MURDER KNOCKS TWICE!

25 February 2019

I'd love to have a signature cocktail--or at least a unique name slapped on an existing concoction--for upcoming book events.But I need your help!If you leave me an interesting and...

My cover at last!!!

30 September 2018

Without further fanfare...the cover of MURDER KNOCKS TWICE! I think it's gorgeous! Nice write-up in Criminal Element too!