For me, daydreaming came before writing. As a child, I was perfectly content to while away a lazy Saturday afternoon making up stories in my head. My imagination took me on countless adventures. Instead of losing myself in a book, I created my own stories.
In those early days, I preferred daydreams to reading books. In spite of that, I had a few favorites: Nancy Drew, The Boxcar Children, A Wrinkle in Time, The Pink Motel and To Kill a Mockingbird.
I started writing stories in grade school, discovered my love of reading in junior high, and wrote my first book in high school.
Today I write mature fiction under my nom de plume, Anna J. McIntyre. Under my real name, I write non-fiction and g-rated fiction.
My newest series—Haunting Danielle—is a cozy mystery ghost story. Currently there are seven books in the series, with an eighth to be released April 30, 2016.
I live with my husband Don, our Aussie Lady and Spooky the Halloween Cat, in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. This June we celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary. We have four wonderful children (counting our son-in-law and daughter-in-law) and two beautiful grandchildren.