Author Olsen, Marilyn

Marilyn Olsen is a free-lance editor, marketing consultant and president of the Public Safety Writers Association. She is the author of two published books, Gangsters, Gunfire and Political Intrigue, the Story of the Indiana State Police and Women Who Risk: Profiles of 11 Women Who Do Extreme Sports. She is co-author of two medical books, Living with Chronic Heartburn and Living with Chronic Sinusitis and is co-editor of CopTales 2000, an anthology of 37 police stories. For 15 years, she was publisher and principal writer of Indiana’s Finest, an 80-page quarterly magazine about the Indiana State Police. During that time, she published more than 400 articles about law enforcement. She has written numerous magazine articles on a variety of subjects and has been a newspaper reporter and copy editor. For 10 years was co-owner of a public relations/graphic design firm. She is the immediate past president of the Washington Press Association. She and her husband live in Bellingham, Washington.

COP 2000 Tales
Original fiction and non-fiction police stories...[read more]
Felons, Flames, & Ambulance Rides
In 1995, New York State Police Captain Roger Fulton had an idea...[read more]
So You've Written a Book...Now What?
Marilyn Olsen has practical advice for the new author in this concise...[read more]