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California freshman self-publishes murder mystery novel

California freshman self-publishes murder mystery novel

By Garrett Kaighn, Sacramento Country Day School, Sacramento, Calif.

January 10, 2014

Writing a novel is tough: you have to deal with writer’s block, a frustrating editor and especially the work and drama of middle school. Well, maybe not the last part — unless you’re freshman Anny Schmidt, who wrote and published a 200-page murder mystery novel as part of her eighth-gra...