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A.B. Funkhauser

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A.B. Funkhauser is a funeral director, classic car nut and wildlife enthusiast living in Ontario, Canada. Like most funeral directors, she is governed by a strong sense of altruism fueled by the belief that life chooses us and we not it.

“Were it not for the calling, I would have just as likely remained an office assistant shuffling files around, and would have been happy doing so.”

Life had another plan. After a long day at the funeral home in the waning months of winter 2010, she looked down the long hall joining the director’s office to the back door leading three steps up and out. At that moment a thought occurred: What if a slightly life-challenged mortician tripped over her man shoes and landed squarely on her posterior, only to learn t
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A.B. Funkhauser I go do something else and I don't write again until I feel like it.
A.B. Funkhauser Just write it down when the idea strikes. Leave form and rules to the second draft.
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FUNERAL DIRECTOR AS WRITER

By A.B. Funkhauser

It was my great honor recently to address the Sisters in Crime­ – Toronto Chapter at their monthly meeting this past April. Not only did the experience tease me out of the relative safety of my writing vault, but it also, as a newcomer to the mystery scene, afforded me the opportunity to examine the challenges faced by funeral directors like me who endeavor to write.

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Published on May 15, 2016 07:46 Tags: industry-writing, mortuary, writer-responsibility

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A.B. Funkhauser Rick wrote: "Hi A.B.,

Thanks for having me as a friend. Pardon me for saying, but hope to not have need of your professional services any time soon. :)

Rick"


Don't you worry. The actuaries have already said that the first person to reach 150 years has already been born. :D


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Rick Schroeder Hi A.B.,

Thanks for having me as a friend. Pardon me for saying, but hope to not have need of your professional services any time soon. :)

Rick


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A.B. Funkhauser Thrilled to announce that SCOOTER NATION has been nominated in the 'humor' category for the Summer Indie Book Awards 2016. Voting begins September 1 and will continue thru to September 10. Eballots can be cast each day for your favorite books in the various categories. So excited to be included. Let's see how SCOOTER DOES. *fingers crossed*


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