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Learn about Elaine’s writing, thoughts on writing, and how you can show the world your words. Understated humor is featured in the mystery series — Jolie Gentil (at the Jersey shore), River’s Edge (along the Des Moines River in Iowa), Family History Mysteries (Western Maryland Mountains), and Logland (small-town Illinois). Live life with friends – even if some of them can be a pain now and then. The name Irish Roots Author reflects Elaine’s heritage, as expressed in her family history books.

Posts you might like to read:

My Family’s History Contributes to Mysteries

Posts on publishing and self-publishing

A Picture Can Lead to 1,000 Words

Rethinking a Character’s Past

Putting History Into Mystery

Why “Going Wide” Can Work for Authors