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Special thanks to my writing community

Last week, the Border Crimes chapter of Sisters in Crime celebrated its fifth anniversary. I joined the chapter early in its second year, one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. Not only have I learned a lot about writing

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Fishy news

  My first published piece of fiction went on sale yesterday. (Hooray!) Fish Nets, published by Wildside Press, is the second anthology from the Guppy chapter of Sisters in Crime. I’m so excited to have my story, “Keeping Up Appearances,”

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Flash and Bang anthology cover

Flash and Bang, the first Short Mystery Fiction Society anthology.

Available from your independent bookstore (ISBN: 9781611878295 -- ask for it!) and Untreed Reads | Barnes and Noble | iBook | Amazon: Paperback | Amazon: eBook |

Publication date: October 2015 Publisher: Untreed Reads

Appearances Cover

Appearances, a short story available from Amazon.

This short story originally appeared in Fish Nets: The Second Guppy Anthology (Wildside Press, 2013)