Joyce Lavene 

I live in Midland, NC and write with my husband, Jim. We have three children, five grandchildren and a cat named Quincy who 'helps' us write. Our wonderful agent is Jacky Sach of Bookends, LLC. I enjoy gardening, talking to people about writing and driving back roads. Jim and I began the Carolina Conspiracy in 2005. This is a group of North and South Carolina authors who travel the area together for events. The website is We also started a beginners writing group, the Stanly/Cabarrus County Writers.
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