Paula Boyd--author of the award-winning Jolene Jackson Mystery Series is a famous writer of modern era.
Biography and Career:
Paula Boyd grew up in a small town called Holliday, Texas, USA. She studied at Midwestern State University then moved to Denver, Colorado in 1981. Ms. Boyd's first mystery, Hot Enough to Kill, was released in 1999 to rave reviews and was featured in Redbook magazine, among many other publications. Dead Man Falls, released in 2000, won the WILLA Literary Award Winner for Best Original Paperback. Hot Enough to Kill is featured in the University of Texas Press' Lone Star Sleuths: An Anthology of Texas Crime Fiction.
She has conducted writing workshops and has spoken at conferences and events across the country. Her books have been featured in national a
nd regional magazines and she has appeared on local national television, including CSPAN's Book TV. She has been active in numerous writing organizations and has served on the executive boards of Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers and Women Writing the West. She now lives near Hot Springs, Arkansas, where she also works as an environmental consultant and loves to travel.
The books written by her are:
1.Hot Enough to Kill
2.Dead Man Falls
3.Turkey Ranch Road Rage
Paula and/or her books have been featured in the following magazines:
Cowboys and Indians
Colorado Homes and Lifestyles
San Antonio Woman
Writing and Publishing
The workshops conducted by her are:
"Hooking: It's Not What You Think" - An interactive workshop on developing a dynamic opens for your novel that grabs the reader from the first sentence.
"So You Want to Write a Book..." - soul-searching look at your motivations and expectations.
"Storytelling versus Writing" - Exploring how the "rules" of writing can kill a good story, and how you can prevent it.
"What's Your Style?" - Discovering your own style of writing and letting go of what you think you "should" do.
"Crack Me Up" - Do you have what it takes to write humor? Discover how you can make people laugh with what you already know.
Motivational and Self Development
"Where's the Remote?" - What it really means when we say someone is pushing our buttons and how we can unwire the signals.
"It's Not a Secret" - Five simple steps that can change your life--if you want them to.
"Sunflowers and Mudpuppies" - How to recognize the positive and negative influences in your life and what to do about them.
"Earth School 101" - Spirituality isn't just for Sundays anymore. How to see every day as an opportunity for learning and spiritual growth no matter what that day looks like.
Why do we like Paula Boyd?
The writer has wonderful talent in mysterious writing and had been actively participating in various workshops related to writing. She is an inspiration to the young generation and has a habit of bringing others up.
Why is Paula Boyd famous?
Paula is an award winning writer of mysterious stories. Her active participation in several workshops on writing and motivation and her interest in environment made her famous.