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Village Talk: Becoming a Successful Author After Age Sixty with Edith Maxwell (4:00 PM)
Award-winning and best-selling Amesbury author, Edith Maxwell, talks about her path to publication. With her first mystery novel published two months before she turned sixty, at sixty-eight Maxwell now has twenty-four books in print, all traditionally published, and is halfway through writing her thirtieth. She'll include a discussion of her daily writing habits, why she uses a pen name, why she writes both historical and cozy mysteries, and more.
Agatha-winning and Macavity-nominated author Edith Maxwell writes the Quaker Midwife Mysteries and the Local Foods Mysteries, as well as award-winning short crime fiction. As Maddie Day, she authors the Country Store Mysteries and the Cozy Capers Book Group Mysteries. She also wrote two Lauren Rousseau Mysteries.
Maxwell lives north of Boston with her beau and energizer kitten, and blogs with the other Wicked Authors and at Mystery Lovers’ Kitchen. You can find her at https://edithmaxwell.com and on Facebook.
FREE DRAWING: At the end of Edith’s talk, members who register and attend will have a chance to win copies of her books. Members must log into the Village website to register for this event by Saturday, June12 to be eligible for the drawing.
Wednesday, June 16, 2021, 4:00 PM until 5:30 PM