Recent Posts by Delvin R. Chatterson

Plans for Readers & Writers in the New Year. What’s on your list?

Plans for Readers & Writers in the New Year

What’s on your list?

Preparing my plans for 2023 I’ve started by looking back at the past year and reviewing the most memorable books to influence and inspire my own writing. Some modern classics, some different styles and themes; all worth reading. They include:
  • Rick Mofina’s domestic thriller, Her...
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Power & Privilege – Writing with passion & purpose

Power & Privilege

Writing with passion & purpose

Writing with Passion and Purpose "Comfort the afflicted, afflict the comfortable." In this follow-up report for fellow writers, readers and friends on the Bouchercon-2022 conference in Minneapolis and my continuing year of re-engaging with the real world, I wanted to elaborate on a memorable quote by Rick Mofina, an internationally acclaimed...
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Christmas Gifts in September? And now October? Yes!

Christmas Gifts in September? And now October?  

Yes, you deserve it.

Summer holidays are over, the kids are back at school, and you’re back at work trying to navigate away from health risks, climate disasters, and the political and economic turmoil around you. Looking forward to your next break?  Let’s leapfrog past Halloween and Thanksgiving and avoid the...
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Bouchercon? MWA?

Bouchercon? MWA?

Let me explain.

I know it can be confusing to follow all the acronyms and code words of the secret society of crime writers, I’m still learning them myself. Fortunately, we’re not that secretive. Writer-to-writer and writer-to-the-world we are dedicated to sharing our words and our stories to share the joy, the lessons, and...
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