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Megan Edwards

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I live and write in fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada. I never dreamed I’d call Sin City home, but when I arrived at the end of 1999 to do a little research for a book, I fell in love with the city beyond the neon and and never left. Actually, I love the neon, too. In fact, I’m crazy about the whole place -- quirks, warts, super-hot summers, and all! I write about “real life in the shadow of the Strip” for Living-Las-Vegas.com, but what I like best is crafting fiction set here. My newest novel is FULL SERVICE BLONDE: A Copper Black Mystery, which, I'm amazed to announce, just won a gold Benjamin Franklin Book Award!

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Megan Edwards VERY occasionally, I feel inspired to write. It's a real treat when it happens, sort of like getting an unexpected check in the mail. Since that…moreVERY occasionally, I feel inspired to write. It's a real treat when it happens, sort of like getting an unexpected check in the mail. Since that doesn't happen often enough, I have to make myself write anyway, even if I feel like I have nothing to say and no skill. I've come to realize that while inspiration is a lovely thing, it is not the most important ingredient for writing success. The important thing is doing it anyway, no matter what. Then, when inspiration shows up like a rare and beautiful bird, I appreciate it, knowing full well it will soon fly off again. I will say, those rare and beautiful birds show up a lot more often if I keep writing than if I wait for them to appear...(less)
Megan Edwards Ah, writer's block. I wish I could say I've never suffered from it, but to be honest, it has plagued me from time to time. The best remedy I've found…moreAh, writer's block. I wish I could say I've never suffered from it, but to be honest, it has plagued me from time to time. The best remedy I've found is to switch to another writing project. Sometimes this breaks through the block, and I can get back to work on whatever was giving me the problem. Another thing that does the trick is having a deadline. When I know I must write to keep a commitment, I have less trouble with blockage. I do cherish those wonderful times when words flow like a babbling brook. It doesn't happen every day, but fortunately, neither does writer's block!(less)
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Live Through This: An Anthology of Unnatural DisastersThe Las Vegas Writes Project and the editors, publisher, and contributors of LIVE THROUGH THIS: AN ANTHOLOGY OF UNNATURAL DISASTERS, launched the book at the Clark County Library on October 18th with a panel discussion. In the photo above (from left to right) are David G. Schwartz, publisher Anthony Curtis, editor Geoff Schumacher, Andrew Kiraly, yours truly Megan Edwards, John Hay, editor Scot...

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“Even at the tender age of twelve, when I knelt in front of the bishop for my confirmation, I had the sneaking suspicion that the Episcopal Church was just a politically correct social club for wealthy white people in designer clothes. p29”
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