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The writing team of M. J. Williams is comprised of sisters-in-law Peggy Joque Williams and Mary Joy Johnson (nee Williams). Peggy is an elementary school teacher and freelance writer. Mary Joy is a retired college professor and professional quilter. Their On the Road… mystery series features RVers, Emily and Stan Remington. Both writers live in Madison, Wisconsin.

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M.J. Williams The advantage of co-writing is that one of us can write when the other is blocked. But sometimes you just have to write through the block, even if it…moreThe advantage of co-writing is that one of us can write when the other is blocked. But sometimes you just have to write through the block, even if it means writing crap for the first go-round. We both love the re-write stage, so we try to write the first draft fast, then spend probably 90% of our time on the rewrite. Deadlines, help, too.(less)
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Happy New Year and Welcome to 2016! 
My goal this year is to post in these pages at least once a week. The challenge to that goal is that my new, post-retirement freelance writing career is taking off with a bang in 2016 and I am busier than ever!
And that got me to wondering how I am going manage the organization of everything I need/want to do in 2016?  



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