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Local author hopes to make a killing with latest work

GREENFIELD — This winter, a Greenfield author’s most recent work features a Christmas-themed take on the classic hard-boiled detective story.

Former Indianapolis Public Schools teacher and Greenfield author Jon Burroughs contributed to the short-story anthology,“Homicide for the Holidays,” a collection of noir-style mystery stories published by the Speed City Chapter of Sisters in Crime. The book is available for purchase at the Indianapolis Barnes and Noble bookstore.

Burroughs has been involved several years with the Sisters in Crime Chapter, a group of local authors who meet monthly to discuss and critique each others’ work, for several years, said the group’s president, Brigitte Kephart. Burroughs also played a key role in providing content to a play the organization put on for Indy Fringe earlier this summer called DEADBEAT, she said.

“Jon takes a fairly active part in contributing to our local Sisters in Crime chapter,” Kephart said. “We appreciate having him on board.”

Burroughs, a

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Local author digs deep into historical mysteries

Author Cheryl Honigford at the Chicago Literary Fest signing copies of her novel The Darkness Knows, and displaying an advance copy of her new novel Homicide for the Holidays was released Oct. 10 (Submitted/The Report).

By Sandra Landen Machaj
Correspondent

When we read a work of published writing, we often think that the author is someone special, unlike the everyday people living in our neighborhood with a family and a full time job.

In reality, most authors are special, but they also may be our next door neighbor, who like you, spend their days caring for their family and working a full time job.

It is after these everyday responsibilities are complete, that they begin to write. Many retire to their computer to make the magic words that will become their next work appear on the screen.

One such author is Cheryl Honigford, an Antioch resident.

By day, Honigford

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