About Me — Heather McLeod

Ex-farmer, mom, widow & mystery writer

Heather McLeod
About Me Stories
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4 min readDec 11, 2020

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I’m raising my son in the small mountain town where I grew up.

I wanted to write a novel, but 92,000 words is an intimidating goal. My husband, Brock, did the math and asked if I could write 252 words per day for a year. “Of course I can,” I said. “Easy peasy.”

So I made myself write at least 252 words every day, not allowing myself to go to bed until I’d met my quota. That’s how I finished

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