Elizabeth Sims

Elizabeth Sims (born September 30, 1957) is an American writer, journalist, and contributing editor at ''Writer's Digest'' magazine. She is a former correspondent for the ''Sarasota Herald-Tribune'' and author of two series of crime novels, including her Rita Farmer Mystery Series, originally published by St. Martin's Press Minotaur and Lillian Byrd Crime Series, originally published by Alyson Books. She has also published a stand-alone novel, ''Crimes in a Second Language'', under her personal imprint, Spruce Park Press. ''Crimes in a Second Language'' was awarded the Silver Medal for General Fiction in the Florida Book Awards 2017. Her nonfiction works include ''You've Got a Book in You: A Stress-Free Guide to Writing the Book of Your Dreams'', published by Writer's Digest Books, articles, short stories, poems, and essays for magazines and books. She also serves as a coach and mentor for new and aspiring writers and offers keynote speeches and presents workshops at writer's conferences around North America. Provided by Wikipedia
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