Meg Mims


Meg Mims is an award-winning author and artist. She writes blended genres – historical, western, adventure, romance, suspense and mystery. Her first book, Double Crossing, won the 2012 Spur Award for Best First Novel from Western Writers of America.

Meg also wrote a contemporary romance novella, The Key to Love, published in February 2012, also available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble in ebook, and contributed a short story, ‘Seafire‘ in the charity anthology Hazard Yet Forward to benefit a fellow writer battling breast cancer. Meg is a staff writer for Lake Effect Living, a West Coast of Michigan tourist on-line magazine, and for RE/MAX Platinum in Brighton. Her article about the one-legged Civil War veteran and lighthouse keeper of South Haven, James S. Donahue, appeared in Vol. 34, No. 2 Summer 2011 issue of The Chronicle, the Historical Society of Michigan magazine.

Meg earned an M.A. from Seton Hill University’s Writing Popular Fiction program. She is a member of RWA, WWW, Women Writing the West, Western Fictioneers, Sisters in Crime and SCBWI (she first published in the children’s magazine market in 1997). Born and raised in Michigan, she lives with her husband, a “Make My Day” white Malti-poo and a rescue Lhasa Apso, plus a drooling black cat. Meg’s artistic work is in watercolor, acrylic and pen/ink media.