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Sunlight blazes on an empty canvas.
Arctic winds gather snowflakes on a frosty window ledge as a statuesqueform appears. She moves past a table littered with papers. Headlines splash news of murder, but it’s the photo of another young woman with features mirroring her own that draws her attention.
A different headline peeks from underneath the Anchorage Times.
Wealthy Businessman Dies in Car Crash … BLACK WIDOW SUSPECTED!
Graphic images swirl through her head and a tear rolls down her cheek. She drifts toward an easel and a trembling hand dips a sable brush into a palette of paint.
The Westminster doorbell chimes. The brush slips and blood-red paint stains the floor.
Detective Steven Quaid waits. His Tlingit, Indian features carved from granite, mask his Irish passion …
Will he arrest her this time?
All fingers point to her guilt.
But, is she guilty of this cunning plot? Or, just a victim of circumstantial evidence?
The door opens …
His eyes lock on hers …
His heart races …
Hers skips a beat.
Targeted Age Group: 16+
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How is Writing In Your Genre Different from Others?
While construction of the main plot in a murder mystery is still key, as is knowing the killer, and the motives, it’s the critical detail on the red herrings that are equally important. Each character has to be a possible villain, while the clues pointing to the real killer have to appear regularly throughout the book.
When the murderer is unmasked, the reader wants to be surprised, but the writer also wants them to recall all the clues and see a plot well written.
What Advice Would You Give Aspiring Writers?
Write for the love of writing. Set your goals and pursue them. Be open to learning the process, of letting go of ego and toughening up – not everyone is going to like what you do. Share your success and your knowledge, and the karma will flow back to you. None of us has all the answers, but together, as a community we can find them.
An adventurous spirit took Yolanda Renee to Alaska where she hiked the Brooks Range, traveled from Prudhoe Bay to Valdez, and learned to sleep under the midnight sun.
She claims her vivid imagination as a blessing, a habit, a hobby, a calling and sometimes a curse.
She now resides in Central Pennsylvania with her husband, two sons, and Boston terrier, Patches.
What Inspired You to Write Your Book?
I have always loved murder mysteries along with the great romances so it was a natural progression, and after experiencing adventurous Alaska, I knew my setting.