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Mary Cunningham

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in Corydon, Indiana
February 24

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Former Corydon, Indiana author, Mary Cunningham, now makes her home in the mountains of West Georgia with her husband.

The idea for the series, Cynthia's Attic, was inspired by a recurring dream. After realizing that the dream took place in the attic of her childhood friend, Cynthia, the dreams stopped and the writing began.

The first book, Margaritas, Mayhem & Murder
in her new mystery series, Andi Anna Jones, was published Nov. 30, 2017, with more to come.

Along with her children's series, she is also co-writer of the women's humorous/lifestyle book, Women Only Over Fifty (WOOF), and is a member of SCBWI (Southern Breeze Chapter), The Georgia Reading Association, and the Carrollton Creative Writers Club.

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Mary Cunningham I walk away and leave the project for a few weeks and start on something else. Reading other authors also helps, in some cases; not to copy, but to se…moreI walk away and leave the project for a few weeks and start on something else. Reading other authors also helps, in some cases; not to copy, but to see how someone else handled a tough situation. (less)
Mary Cunningham Writing allows me to use my vivid imagination in ways I could never do in real life. It also allows me to connect with readers of all ages.
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Do you ever wish you could take a horrifying job experience and turn it into something positive? My latest fictional character, Andi Anna Jones, is my way of coming to terms with a short-lived career as a travel agent. Oh, yes, I was truly awful, and often wished I could disappear into the life of a fictional confident, efficient protagonist who could thin

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message 14: by Mary

Mary Good to see you here. Good luck with the wedding!!


message 13: by Lisa

Lisa Hi, Mary,
Nice to catch up with you here!
Thanks for your friendship. I hope to do more exploring once my next launch is over and my kid gets his wedding over with!
Lisa


message 12: by Mary

Mary Thanks, Bradley. Have a great weekend. :>)


message 11: by Bradley

Bradley I hope you are having a good day! =)

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message 10: by Mary (last edited Mar 31, 2009 09:19AM)

Mary Jeannie wrote: "Hi Mary! I'm so proud to be friends with you. Congrats on all your hard work!
Blessings,
Jeannie"


Beth wrote: "Hi Mary,
Thanks for befriending this mystery author!"


Beth wrote: "Hi Mary,
Thanks for befriending this mystery author!"


Beth wrote: "Hi Mary,
Thanks for befriending this mystery author!"


Hi Beth,

thanks for being a friend! Good luck with the mysteries! Can't wait to check them out.



message 9: by Mary

Mary Jeannie wrote: "Hi Mary! I'm so proud to be friends with you. Congrats on all your hard work!
Blessings,
Jeannie"


Hi Jeannie,

Thanks for being a friend! Appreciate your comment.


Jeannie Faulkner Barber Hi Mary! I'm so proud to be friends with you. Congrats on all your hard work!
Blessings,
Jeannie


message 7: by Beth

Beth Hi Mary,
Thanks for befriending this mystery author!


Andrea Kulman Hi & thank you for being a friend on Good Reads.


message 5: by Holly

Holly Jacobs Hi, Mary!

Thanks for the invite!

Holly

SAME TIME NEXT SUMMER...on shelves now!


Sandra Hi Mary,

Good to see you here.

Sandra Kay


Carrie I'm glad that we're friends! Happy reading!


message 2: by Mary

Mary Yep, just like a bad penny, I keep turnin' up!

Good to see you on another site, Terry.


message 1: by Terry

Terry Ji Mary, thanks for the invite - we meet yet again.


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