Tag Archives: Paty Jager

Writing is My Life or My Life is My Writing by Paty Jager

There’s not a writer out there who hasn’t brought something from their life into their writing. Writing whether for pleasure or for money, deals with everyday life experiences. It has to. One can’t bring the full flavor of life into … Continue reading

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Staying Small Town by Paty Jager

As I was contemplating the next Shandra Higheagle Mystery, I thought I needed to take her out of Huckleberry and away from the reservation to not have critics saying there are too many murders in the ski resort or on … Continue reading

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What do Jessica Fletcher, Shania Twain, and Sarah Winnemucca have in common? by #Paty Jager

I was asked this question for a blog interview I did: Describe your protagonist as a mash-up of three famous people or characters. These are the people/characters I picked and the reasoning behind choosing them. The first is a character: … Continue reading

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Where to Begin by Paty Jager

I’ve started researching and writing the sixth book in the Shandra Higheagle Mystery series, Reservation Revenge. I visited the Colville Reservation where Shandra’s family lives and wrote about the visit and the woman who lives on the reservation and helps … Continue reading

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That Could Kill Someone by Paty Jager

As a murder mystery writer there are times when I have to acknowledge the fact my brain and actions could lead one to think I’m a psychopath or serial killer. 😉 I’m constantly on the lookout for ways to kill … Continue reading

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Life Would Be Boring Without Mystery by Paty Jager #mystery #cozymystery

The creaking door, missing papers, an unusual scent hanging in the air…Mystery is all around us every day of our lives. It could be the phone call you answered to find no one there. The new cat hanging out in … Continue reading

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Secret Handshake

By Paty Jager Hello! I’m excited to be part of this mystery author blog. Years ago when I first tried my hand at writing mystery novels I felt like a secret handshake was needed to become a mystery author. I grew … Continue reading

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