LINDA B. MYERS
Linda B. Myers won her first creative contest in the sixth grade for her Clean Up Fix Up Paint Up Week poster. "It involved monkeys washing spots off a giraffe, but I don't remember what it said. I'd like to think my words have more staying power these days."
Myer's first book was non-fiction published decades ago by Outdoor World. From this experience, she learned how little an author can make. So she turned to marketing for many years. Eventually, she traded in snow boots for rain boots and moved from Chicago to Port Angeles, Washington.
Myer's first novel Lessons of Evil is still her scariest although A Time of Secrets gives it a run for its money. Fun House Chronicles introduces the characters that appear in her PI Bear Jacobs mystery series in which a tough and clever group of seniors takes on dark crime with a large dose of humor. Her fantasy, The Slightly Altered History of Cascadia, is about the gods fixing up what they've screwed up when they created humans.