Abra Deering Norton is a writer, mom, mystery geek, & screenwriter (who co-wrote The Baby Whisperer for Davis Entertainment/Fox). At This (my) Writing Life she writes about her works in progress, writing tips & hacks, great writing playlists, and living the writer's life. Her flash fiction and poetry have appeared in various literary journals. She likes to inspire other writers. She's written for the Los Angeles Times and elsewhere. She has an MFA in screenwriting & film from UCLA. Abra just finished a turn-of-the-century mystery novel featuring a female sleuth in a Merry Widow hat and a dead lumberjack. You can follow her on Twitter @adeerLA