Tag Archives: Amanda Wrangles

Turning women to crime

This article first appeared in artsHub, Thursday 14 Nov 2013. Photos are the author’s own. Twenty years ago the Scarlet Stilettos changed crime writing from a gritty macho genre to a sexy stage for women writers. Red shoes, according to the … Continue reading

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The Red Shoe

Last night I had a wonderful dream that my short story ‘The Teardrop Tattoos’ won the Sisters in Crime 18th Scarlet Stiletto Awards. Then I woke up and found on my kitchen table a scarlet stiletto mounted on a perspex … Continue reading

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SheKilda all right

A couple of things struck me–fortunately neither a blunt object nor a stiletto–at the SheKilda Australian Women’s Crime Convention in Melbourne last weekend. So many women, including distinguished and established writers, talked about their fears and doubts when it came … Continue reading

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