Paula Schumacher currently lives and works in the Midwest.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Getting a scene down in words the way it is playing out in my head.
What are you working on next?
I'm working on a murder mystery. It's set in Kansas. The sleuth is a forensic accountant who's recently taken up bridge (the card game). She is pulled into a recent murder case and finds clues through this new circle of friends.
When a jewel has been stolen from a temple, Peryn's people choose her to bring home the artifact that holds their collective soul. Peryn's adventure takes her from the seemingly idyllic life in the north to harsh realities in the coarse south. Here she meets Alyche--both friend and foe. Their relationship, fraught with misunderstandings, deepens until Alyche's will clashes with Peryn's quest.
Does dealing with the people at work wear you out and beat you down? Have you ever thought you might be in the wrong job? Do you think that maybe the problem is you? Odds are you’re beating yourself up when you should be defending yourself. This guide to dealing with difficult people at work will help you understand your Office Boxing antagonists and provide you with options for success.