Joyce is civilian employee for the Township
of Shaler Police Department just outside Pittsburgh, PA. As a writer, she has been published in the Pittsburgh
Post-Gazette, the Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Magazine, and the FBI Bulletin. Recently, she signed with
an agent for her first mystery novel, which features an ex-police officer who teaches taekwondo. It's the first in a series.
She is also the Vice-President of the Pittsburgh chapter of Sisters in Crime and a member of Pennwriters.
She can be reached via her website at Joyce Tremel or blog
– Musings of a Middle-Aged Writer. And, she is a regular contributor to a blog featuring Pittsburgh writers
called Working Stiffs where she writes about her day job working for the police department.