JOYCE KRIEG brings an extensive background in writing, editing, and publishing to Park Place Publications. She is the author of three mystery novels published by St. Martin’s Minotaur, and has taught classes on writing mysteries through the UC-Santa Cruz extension. She is the editor of the California Writers Club Bulletin, a newsletter distributed to 1600 members statewide. She has been a technical writer for a library software company, has written materials for educational field trips at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. She holds a BA degree in journalism from San Jose State University and spent many years as a journalist in both print and broadcast. Among her many honors was being named “PR Professional of the Year” by the Sacramento Public Relations Association.