Monday, March 20, 2023

Week 12 – The No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith

Welcome to 2023!  On Mondays this year, let’s discuss and have fun with books. No I’m not writing book reviews. But this website is for writers, and writers like books right? So let’s have FUN with books!

Week 12 – The No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith

The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency is a series of mystery novels set in Botswana by Scottish author Alexander McCall Smith. The main protagonist is Mma Precious Ramotswe. She opens her country’s first female detective agency using an inheritance from her father.

There are more than 20 books in this series

It was made into a TV series

Botswana is a country in the south of Africa

Fun facts about Botswana


I’ve read the first book in this series. It was a very different type of mystery and I loved learning about a new setting and culture. Have you read any of these books?

Friday, March 17, 2023

Flash Fiction Friday

It's Flash Fiction Friday! For this week's contest, go to HuffPost's Weird News page and write a short piece based on a headline! 

Catching my eye this week is

What? How? Why?

Read all about it here.

Or feel free to choose any of the many lovely offerings.

Length: 2000 words or less
Deadline: Sunday, March 19th , 2023, 2am Central Standard Time

Leave your entry in the comments, please. As always, the winner will get bragging rights!