Elizabeth is the bestselling cozy mystery author of the Southern Quilting mysteries, the Myrtle Clover Cozy Mysteries, the upcoming Village Library Mysteries, and Memphis Barbeque mysteries for Penguin Random House, Midnight Ink, and independently. Follow her on Twitter where she shares writing links @elizabethscraig or at her blog where she offers tips for writers: http://elizabethspanncraig.com/blog/ . She lives in Matthews, North Carolina with her husband and is the mother of two.
How did you get into writing? What were some of your first jobs as an aspiring writer?
Writing is really my only talent. I think of myself as a one-trick pony, although it’s a pretty decent trick. I wasn’t sure at first how it was going to translate into income so I had a job at an art magazine. I quickly found that I didn’t enjoy writing articles nearly as much as creative writing. . . and journalism isn’t exactly an area where they want you to make things up! I realized that being a novelist was a much better fit.
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