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Joan Hall

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Joan Hall writes mystery and romantic suspense with strong, determined female leads and enigmatic male characters. A lover of classic rock music, several songs have served as the inspiration for some of her books.

When she's not writing, Joan likes to observe the night skies, explore old cemeteries, and learn about legends folklore. Joan and her husband live in Texas with their two cats.

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Joan Hall The first thing I would say to an aspiring writer is to write the kind of stories and books you want to write. Don't worry about market trends or what…moreThe first thing I would say to an aspiring writer is to write the kind of stories and books you want to write. Don't worry about market trends or what others "think" you should write. Just write. Turn off the internal editor. Study the craft and hone your skills.(less)
Joan Hall When I was 17, I saw a man whom I later learned had died. (He was already dead by the time I saw him.) To this day, I can't explain it. I used this no…moreWhen I was 17, I saw a man whom I later learned had died. (He was already dead by the time I saw him.) To this day, I can't explain it. I used this not as a plot but had something similar happen to a minor character in my novel Unseen Motives.(less)
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