Janet Chester Bly

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Janet Chester Bly is the widow of Award winning author Stephen Bly. She is author and co-author of 32 books, and contributing author to five others. Janet's hobbies include decorating her home in “country clutter,” shopping for a touch of bling and dressy denim, making wreaths for friends and family and church fellowship, reading and reviewing all genres of fiction, and mall walking. She lives in Winchester, Idaho--elevation 4,200 feet, population 325--situated on the Nez Perce Indian Reservation and is home of Winchester Lake State Park.

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Janet Chester Bly Tony and Priscilla Shadowbrook of the Hidden West cozy mystery series because as a writing team they remind me of me and my late husband.
Janet Chester Bly I mainly do crisis writing ... when I'm trying to meet a deadline, whether my own or someone else's. Otherwise, I write when I have an idea and can't…moreI mainly do crisis writing ... when I'm trying to meet a deadline, whether my own or someone else's. Otherwise, I write when I have an idea and can't let it escape. When I'm not writing, I'm either re-releasing OOPs, reading, or doing some phase of marketing for a part of our back list.(less)
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Karen Tyrrell Thanks Janet for friending,
Please check out my gutsy true story, Me and Her: A Memoir of Madness,
A Teachers eXposé of parent harassment, mental breakdown & Recovery. How did I reclaim my life?
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Cheers,
Karen :)


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