Carmen Will is a freelance writer and editor whose novel, A Practicum for Murder, was a finalist in Poisoned Pen Press’ 2013 Discover Mystery contest. In April 2015, Will’s short story, Please Don’t Pick the Lemons, was featured on Mash Stories, a website that promotes fiction writing and publishes selected short stories.

Will, who earned a B.A. in Professional Communication with a specialization in writing and editing, lives in Sun Lakes, Arizona with her husband Wayne and is currently working on her second Amanda Winters mystery.