Patricia Morin

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Capitol Crimes
"Hot Time in Old Town" has been chosen for the Capitol Crimes 2017 anthology due out early 2017.
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"Love Shack" was written for Sisters in Crime-Hawaii anthology collection titled Mystery In Paradise. The anthology was released in January 2014. cover of Mystery In Paradise
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Mill Valley Literary Review
"Murder Interrupted Me" won the Mill Valley Literary ezine (John King, editor) summer 2013 contest. The magazine has spotlighted me, and three of my other stories. “Murder Interrupted Me” and “Psychic Spies” are both in my upcoming third collection of short stories, Confetti, a Collection of Cozy Crimes. The other two short stories, “Homeless” and “Cold Pizza, Warm Beer,” were from my first two short story collections, Mystery Montage and Crime Montage.
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"A Hui Hou Kakou (Till We Meet Again)" is featured in Sunset Inn: Tales from the North Shore (November 2013), a collection of contemporary and historical short stories and poems showcasing Hawaii writers. cover
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Capitol Crimes
The short story "Murder Interrupted Me" was chosen for the anthology Capitol Crimes, published by Sacramento Sisters in Crime in 2013.
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"Harry and Penny," a humorous cozy, has earned a place in the House With Many Rooms anthology, published by Weaving Dreams Publishing in 2013. cover
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"Passages" was awarded an Honorable Mention in the Marin branch of the California Writers' Club's Write Across the Golden Gate 2012 Fiction and Nonfiction prose contest. Read "Passages"
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"Detective Peter Cotton's Tale" was published in the Kings River Life's Zine - 2011 Easter edition. Kings River Life
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spinetingler "Fish Story," an award winner in Spinetingler's "revenge" contest, was published in October 2010.
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My memoir, Grandpa Hoeler and the Race Riots, won second place at Cash for Words, a literary internet site.
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Top Publications released Murder in La-La Land, an anthology of mystery short stories featuring "Rap Sheet," in May 2010. cover
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On June 21, '08, I won third place in the Deadly Ink Press short story contest! My humorous short story, "In the Rough," can be read in Deadly Ink: 2008 Short Story Collection, edited by Debby Buchanan. You'll find the book at www.Amazon.com for under ten bucks. cover
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"The Pool Room," an experimental short story where the point of view is a pool room and a murder unfolds through the messages on an answering machine, was the first of my stories to be published.

"The short stories of nine talented new mystery writers have been chosen for inclusion in the first volume of the Little Sisters anthology... Among these stories is Patricia L. Morin's 'The Pool Room.'"
Shannon Road Press

Inspiration Journal
Inspiration, a Journal for the Mind, Body and Spirit is a holistic magazine published in Kauai, Hawaii. It has recently merged with another magazine called United World. Inspiration started with a dream by the main publisher, Char Ravelo. I co-published the journal with the help of art designer Shelby Kushma. Before I moved to Oahu, I edited the first five issues: May-June 2003, to January-February 2004. The magazine was designed to serve as a vehicle for holistic healers, and health and environmental professionals throughout Hawaii to share their knowledge. We believed in cultivating an understanding of the body, mind, and spirit in an effort to encourage the exploration of inner peace and balance.