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Chat With the Author: Writing for Young People Stirs Her

Meet award-winning author Gigi Amateau.

Gigi has penned seven books for children and young adults and has a heart for telling stories that help youths feel connected and valued. 745 more words

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15 Facts About Me

I was struggling to find something to write about for today’s blog post.  I ended up thinking about the YouTube videos that you see every now and then called “15 Facts About Me” (or however many facts the YouTuber includes in their video), and I realized that would be a fun topic for a blog post.  837 more words


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While writing The Quadrants, I spent months getting into the fantasy genre.  I had never been a fan of X-men, Lord of the rings, the Avengers or any fantasy-type book… 278 more words

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Hi Everyone,

I can’t believe it’s been so long since I posted. I’ve fallen into that place where writers are told not to go. You know, that place where you start a blog, keep up with it somewhat and then masked men with Mac computers come take you away to a special place where you’re ordered to write and write and write and are forbidden to do anything else — including dishes, laundry and taking the dog out before the next accident on the carpet. 337 more words

Vera's Song (Creatures of the Land #2) - Natalie Erin

Synopsis –

Five years have passed since the battle for the Verinian Forest. Kia, Keota, the wolves and Ionan have been living peacefully since, though things aren’t as happy as they appear. 413 more words


The Emotional Stages of Editing

Recently, I’ve been working with a copy editor to put the finishing touches on my YA mystery, BARN SHADOWS (Dark Horse, Book Two). Our mission:  to identify and correct all typos, grammatical errors, inconsistencies, and overused words/phrases in my novel. 532 more words