Episode #37: Life Is Stranger Than Fiction
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Life really can be stranger than fiction. It can also provide you with remarkable opportunities, if you know how to look for them. In this episode, award winning author Helen Starbuck describes how she has done exactly that to create her award winning mystery series, “The Annie Collins Mysteries.”
Helen also shares her many “secret weapons” she uses in developing her characters and making them come to life, as well as how she decides when and how to kill them off, so to speak. After all, it IS a mystery series! She intertwines her professional experiences an operating room RN with her personal experiences to come up with unique story ideas, and reflects on how her career as a medical professional influences her stories.
She talks about why it’s so important to step out of your comfort zone, the joy of dancing through life, and the complexity of Baby Boomers learning social media. Download this episode to be inspired to write, dance, and live the life you deserve.