EFA Arizona-Southwest Chapter Meeting for November
Local mystery writer Susan Cummins Miller: “How can editors most effectively help author-clients with their mysteries?” Miller will discuss how editors have helped her refine and polish her fiction—and will suggest specific areas that editors can target to enhance any crime novel.
Speaker’s bio: Susan Cummins Miller, a 2018 Pima County Public Library Writer-in-Residence and a research affiliate of the UA’s Southwest Institute for Research on Women, worked as a field geologist and college instructor before turning to writing full time. In addition to penning the Frankie MacFarlane, Geologist, mysteries and My Bonney Lies Under, a historical mystery, Miller compiled and edited A Sweet, Separate Intimacy: Women Writers of the American Frontier, 1800-1922. Her award-winning poems, short stories, and essays have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies. Currently, she is working on Right of Capture, the seventh Frankie MacFarlane mystery, set in southwestern Arizona and northern Sonora, Mexico. Website: www.susancumminsmiller.com