Maddie Margarita writes humorous thrillers and mysteries. She is the host of Lit Up! OC, a popular writer’s salon in Southern California, and Character Floss, a podcast that explores compelling characters and the authors who create them. A member of ITW (International Thriller Writers), Margarita also serves on the Boards of the Southern California Writers Association and Sisters in Crime OC. Her work can be found in It’s All in the Story: California – an anthology of short fiction.