Tag Archives: PD Martin

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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SheKilda Again

In 2001, the Sisters in Crime Australia celebrated their tenth anniversary by holding the country’s first crime convention in the St Kilda Town Hall in Melbourne; hence the name, SheKilda. Rumour has it the SheKilda organising committee took a decade … Continue reading

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