I write, study history, and work the reference desk at the public library. My home in the Missouri woods is shared with Richard, my husband of 50+ years, Cookie, a little white terrier, and Sunshine, a big yellow cat. After seven non-fiction books, I finally turned to the writing I always wanted to do: mystery novels. TANGLED ROOTS, a tale of secrets, lies, and murder along the Missouri River, was published January, 2017. My next novel, THE SANITY OF STRAWBERRIES, a murder set inside a state mental hospital, will be published in 2018.
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I didn’t write 70,000 words as Candace Haven insists is possible. Still, I have 40,000 words added to my novel that I didn’t have when the Book-in-a-Month class started May 25th. After 14 days I switched to the second half … Continue reading