Sharon Daynard

Sharon Daynard's short stories have been published in magazines and anthologies in the US and Canada. Her 51-word short story “Widow’s Peak” received a Derringer nomination for Best Flash of 2004 and has been used to help teach minimalist writing in college classes. She holds degrees in Environmental Sciences and Geology and often incorporates elements from them in her stories. She is a past-president of SinCNE and the current co-chair of the New England Crime Bake.

Publications:

Thin Ice: Crime Stories by New England Writers - “…twenty-five of the most cleverly written and thought-provoking crime stories ever assembled in one collection,” Brenda Scott, Manchester Examiner “…the editors of this anthology have poured their energy into selecting the very best from the New England area, and they have succeeded, brilliantly.” Christine Zibas, Reviewing the EvidenceWhether it’. . .

Level Best Books - 2010-11-12

Best New England Crime Stories 2012: Dead Calm - “… the most original New England crime stories I’ve ever had the pleasure to read.” ~ Brenda Scott, Manchester Contemporary Literature Examiner, Examiner.com ~ “…each story in this collection is guaranteed to make readers smile by its sheer cleverness alone.” Christine Zibas. reviewingtheevidence.com New England’s most acclaimed, awar. . .

Level Best Books - 2011-11-11

Best New England Crime Stories 2014: Stone Cold - From a small town in Maine To a posh marina in Connecticut From a grungy pool hall in Fall River To a quaint fishing village on Cape Cod– The heart of New England crime is STONE COLD Stone Cold presents twenty-eight delicious crime stories from a bevy of award-winning New England mystery writers along with several exciting new voices. Drop dead funny or stone cold deadly, the inventive and. . .

Level Best Books - 2013-11-08