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Mysterious Goings On

Join author J. Alexander Greenwood for discussions about writing mystery, thriller, suspense, horror and other genre fiction. Every episode, Mysterious Goings On features tips, news, interviews with writers, fans, dramatic readings and more.

Greenwood, an award-winning writer, also provides a "look behind the curtain" at the life of an independent author. Whether you're a writer, aspire to be one, or just enjoy reading, this show is for you.


Apr 9, 2018

Alex is back, updating you on the mundane details of his health along with news of the latest John Pilate Mystery, Pilate's Rose.

He also breaks news about his collaboration with the late author Robert E. Trevathan and a very special premium for John Pilate fans! 

Podcast music by Incompetech.

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Aug 23, 2016

All hands on deck for part two of our discussion with author Michelle Stinson Ross!

Michelle and Alex talk about the revised edition of her book Revenge of the Siren Songas well as mistakes and discoveries she (and Alex) made in their respective writing and publishing processes. 

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Feb 25, 2016

Alex reveals the origin story for his (somewhat pretentious) pen name and explains why reader reviews--particularly on Amazon--are crucial to an author's success.

Alex quotes a bit from an excellent post by author Sandra Smith about doing reviews. You can find it here. 

Also, click here for a piece Alex wrote, complete...