• The acting background helped a lot when I started writing. I was training for it. In acting class they teach you about the stakes in a scene (and) what motivates characters. When you bring a scene to class - as an actor with your scene partner - you have to do everything. There's no producer, set decorator or anything like that. You and you partner have to do everything and that's kind of like facing the blank page as a writer.

    "Mystery writer Carol Higgins Clark on her successful career and teaming with her famed mom to bring their popular characters to TV". Interview with John W. Kennedy,