Schenectady’s Mandy McHugh Taps Horror Fandom in ‘Chloe Cates is Missing’
Talk to most writers and they’ll tell you how long it took to write their first novel, find an agent, and then a publisher. It often takes years and a lot of disappointment before publication, but Mandy McHugh, the Schenectady novelist behind “Chloe Cates is Missing” (Scarlet Suspense), found success faster than most.
“I’ve wanted to be a writer since I was in elementary school. I started writing my own little stories when I came across RL Stine’s ‘Fear Street’ series.