(Class for All levels. 60 minutes) How to use almost any hobby to infuse life and veracity into your writing and make it more saleable. Specific Details: Use of 12x15 pictures to illustrate how the hobby of gardening has helped me to develop my mysteries. Discussion of participants? hobbies & avocations and ways to use these effectively in mystery writing. Benefits to Participants: Help for participants to identify their specialties and use them in the mechanics of the writing process. Presenter?s Publications: Mulch; Death of a Garden Pest; Death of a Political Plant.