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Lorna Collins

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Lorna Collins co-authored 31 Months in Japan: The Building of a Theme Park, a memoir, published in 2005 with her husband, Larry K. Collins. They are also the authors of two cozy mysteries: Murder...They Wrote, and Murder in Paradise. Their latest collaboration is The Memory Keeper, a historical novel.
Lorna has co-written six romance anthologies: Snowflake Secrets, Seasons of Love, Directions of Love (2011 EPIC eBook Award for Romance Anthology), The Art of Love, ...And a Silver Sixpence in Her Shoe, and An Aspen Grove Christmas
Lorna's fantasy/mystery/romance novel Ghost Writer, published in 2012 by Oak Tree Press, launched their new Mystic Oaks line. Her latest work is Jewel of the Missions: San Juan Capistrano, illustrated by artist Robe
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Lorna Collins I am usually working on at least two different books at the same time. If I get stuck on one, I work on the other.
Lorna Collins The satisfaction when your work is finished. I "craft" my writing. I do lots of research and carefully create characters and put them in creative but…moreThe satisfaction when your work is finished. I "craft" my writing. I do lots of research and carefully create characters and put them in creative but believable situations. I'm also my best--and worst--critic. I look for all plot holes and errors. Once I have gone through the manuscript several times, sent it to my beta readers (because no one--even a professional editor--catches her own errors), finishing the book and having it published is a thrill.(less)
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Lorna Collins Christine wrote: "thanks for being my friend"

You're welcome. Check out my books on Goodreads, too.


Christine Hatfield thanks for being my friend


message 3: by Beth

Beth Hi Lorna,
Thanks for befriending this fellow mystery author on Goodreads!


message 2: by Lorna

Lorna Collins Thanks for yours as well!


message 1: by Zetta

Zetta HI LORNA!!! Thanks for the add :D

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