Jane K. Cleland

Jane K. Cleland is the author of the Josie Prescott Antiques Mysteries. The series includes eleven novels, all published by St. Martin’s Minotaur, and two short stories and a novella, all published by Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine. The twelve in the series, Antique Blues, will be out in winter 2018. Jane also writes about the craft of writing, including articles for Writer’s Digest Magazine and the bestselling how-to book, Mastering Suspense, Structure & Plot, published by Writer’s Digest Books. Her next how-to book, also for Writer’s Digest Books, is called Mastering Plot Twists. Jane is the chair of the Black Orchid Novella Award [www.nerowolfe.org] and she speaks frequently at writing conferences, association meetings, and universities about both the nuts and bolts of the writing craft and living the writing life. In addition, Jane is a member of the fulltime faculty at Lehman College, part of the City University of New York, where she is also the director of the Program for Professional Communications. www.janecleland.com