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Reading from Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Taker

Reading from Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Taker

Hello, everyone! I’m so excited to share with you a reading from Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Taker, book one in the Spokane Clock Tower Mysteries. Be sure to tune in THIS FRIDAY on KYRS.org to the Page Turner Show with Annie McKinleyat 1:00. If you can’t listen live, it’ll be available in their archives afterward! Visit linktr.ee/pmeredithauthor for all …

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Why Are You Dressed That Way?

Why Are You Dressed That Way?

The biggest question I get is not about my new historical mystery, Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Taker, but about how I dress! Find out why I love to dress in my 1901 ensembles in this short video. As I mention in the video, all of my costumes are purchased from Recollections. I am not affiliated with …

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PUBLICATION DAY for Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Taker

PUBLICATION DAY for Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Taker

It’s here!!!! Watch my unboxing video here or on YouTube! “A vivid and intense historical thriller featuring murder and mystery, mayhem and madness in 1901 Spokane.”  — New York Times bestselling author William H Keith Archie Prescot has traveled across the country to design the now-iconic Spokane clock tower for the new Great Northern Railroad Depot. When …

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Second KREM 2 News Interview!

Second KREM 2 News Interview!

I had the honor of being interviewed a second time by KREM about Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Taker, this time down by the clock tower that inspired the book! You can watch the interview here, and be sure to subscribe to my YouTube channel while you’re there! I was so excited to meet Nicole Hernandez downtown …

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

UPDATE: It’s not too late to enter! The Giveaway draw date has been extended to December 14! I’m having a #ChristmasGiveaway!  I’m giving away a Christmas Gift Basket full of goodies including TWO signed copies of the Christmas Fiction Off the Beaten Path anthology—one for you and one for a friend!  I’ll be drawing a …

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Why Historical Fiction?

Why Historical Fiction?

One of my favorite authors is Alison Weir, and the reason I love her work so much is because she began as a biographical nonfiction writer. When she started writing historical fiction, her research paid off ten-fold by adding an element of realism that you just don’t get with other authors who don’t thoroughly research. …

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How Much History is Too Much History?

How Much History is Too Much History?

What does a writer of historical fiction have in common with a writer of epic fantasy? How much history is too much history? It’s the same dilemma for both writers, oddly enough. For the epic fantasy writer (like my husband, Andrew Meredith), there’s always the question of spending too much time describing the world, and …

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The Query Question

The Query Question

I recently had a friend ask me how I got my agent with the idea being that she also would like to pursue publication. But when I started explaining, her eyes glazed over and she got that funny twitch in the corner of her mouth that people get when they’re like, “Are you kidding me??” …

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Reviving My Blue Flame

Reviving My Blue Flame

I mentioned in my last post that I’ve been having trouble finding the energy to write, and it finally occurred to me that maybe what was holding me back (outside of quarantine stress) was this feeling like I couldn’t just write whatever gave me joy, which right now might not be mystery. It was then …

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Writing During Quarantine

Writing During Quarantine

As an introvert, I recharge with time alone. So I have to admit, when Quarantine hit, hearing that all required social events were canceled made my little introvert heart soar with happiness. Fast forward six or seven (or has it been eight?) weeks… I’ve been spiraling through cycles of depression and mood swings like crazy …

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