It started as a simple suggestion: "I think your detective story would make a fun audio show." 

And I remember saying, "Yeah, that would be fun, but I'm not sure how I could pull it off."

But I went back, and I looked it over, and with a few adjustments, Mickie McKinney: The Absent Answers was brought to life.

But then I had to cast it. So I was asking around and my sister said, "Hey, I've got some friends who are really good!"

"Great!" I said, "Can they record a scene or two?"

So they did, and I was blown away, because suddenly my characters were coming to life; walking down the halls of Maple Ridge Middle School, solving crimes and making new friends. And I realized, I really wanted to see what they would do next. 

Then a few other friends asked to help out as well, and I started building a website and recording episodes, and suddenly the audio show that I "wasn't sure I could pull off" became more possible every day. Until one day the question wasn't, "can I do this?", but "how far can I take this?"

So that's what I'm going to find out. I'm going to write, and direct and create new mysteries for Mickie to solve. If you like, you can listen and come along for the ride. I hope you enjoy this adventure as much as I do.

Sincerely, Ruby Faux

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