Andrea J. Johnson is the author of the Victoria Justice Mysteries about a trial stenographer turned amateur sleuth (think Murder, She Wrote meets The Pelican Brief). She holds an M.F.A. in Writing Popular Fiction from Seton Hill University and a copyediting certification from UC San Diego. She currently teaches creative writing and African American literature at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, and her craft essays have appeared on several websites such as CrimeReads and LitReactor. Andrea has also contributed to the women’s lifestyle websites Popsugar and The List Daily. In addition, she has written a series of nonfiction books that include How to Craft a Killer Cozy Mystery, Mastering the Art of Suspense, and How to Craft Killer Dialogue.
Sisters in Crime was founded in 1986 to promote the ongoing advancement, recognition and professional development of women crime writers. Through advocacy, programming and leadership, SinC empowers and supports all crime writers regardless of genre or place on their career trajectory.
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