Animal Friends in Life and Literature

Growing up my favorite fluffy toy was a purple bunny, but we only had stray cats as pets. I was well into adulthood before I realized how much I love animals of all sizes. It wasn’t until I transitioned to a writing career that our lifestyle could provide a stable home for a pet. We went […]

Anatomy of a Mystery

I prepared this paper, The Anatomy of a Mystery, for my presentation with mystery author, Sharon Wildwind, at 2015 When Words Collide conference [Calgary AB Canada August 14-16, 2015]. If you’re interested in hearing about what makes up the bare bones – pun intended – of a successful mystery, please feel free to download a copy. [pdf-embedder […]