Mitchell, Wayne

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Born in St. Louis, MO; married; wife's name Tamara (a writer). Education: St. Louis University, A.B.; University of Iowa, teacher certification (English).


Agent—Lisa Miller, P.O. Box 964, Springfield, MO 65801. E-mail—[email protected].


Author of nonfiction. Military service: U.S. Navy, 1967-70, became lieutenant junior grade.


(With wife, Tamara Mitchell) Your Other Half, Echo Work (Springfield, MO), 1998.

(With Tamara Mitchell) Direct Answers, Echo Work (Springfield, MO), 2000.

Also coauthor, with Tamara Mitchell, of syndicated relationship advice column, "Direct Answers from Wayne and Tamara."


Wayne Mitchell told CA: "Some people write because they 'want to write.' Others write to convey their experience. Tamara and I didn't set out to rewrite what has been written, to compile what others have said, or to make a living. We write because we experienced something which needs to be expressed."

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