Molly Martin, writing
as m j hollingshead and Tomsdattar is the mother of
two young adult sons. This former boy scout adult scouter
and kindergarten teacher began writing 'feature news
articles,' weekly news columns, 'club news,' and editorials
for small local newspapers following a move from California
to Oklahoma in 1990.
Topics for weekly columns
included Plant Care, The War Between The States in Indian
Territory, Reminisce, Critters, School Readiness, Parenting
Tips, a Travelogue, and Depression Era Kitchen Collectibles
and 'To Be Wise,' a devotional based on the biblical
book of Proverbs. Molly writes reports on a variety
of topics for a New York firm as well writing and sending
for publication book reviews of mysteries.