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Roxanne Smolen

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in Detroit, MI, The United States
November 04




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Roxanne Smolen is a leading professional in the writing industry. She’s a sought-after writing instructor and editor whose tireless efforts help other authors reach their dreams of publication. She co-founded the Coral Springs Writers’ Group and has been a contributor there for over twenty years. She is a prolific writer with twelve published novels. She also writes a line of children’s books with two of her granddaughters and a series of writing how-to books with her fellow members of the Coral Springs Writers' Group. Roxanne has been married to her high school sweetheart, Gregory, for 40+ years and has two children. You can connect with her on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.

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Loxahatchee, FL — Publisher L & L Dreamspell announced today the release of their paranormal romance, The Amazing Wolf Boy by Roxanne Smolen (ISBN 978-1-60318-413-7, Trade Paper, 318 pages, $16.95.) Since then, this small town has been overrun with werewolf sightings. “It’s huge,” exclaims one reader. “Grabs onto you and won’t let go.”

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message 18: by Harvey

Harvey Please send me an update.

message 17: by Roxanna

Roxanna Rose Hi Roxanne,

Thank you for the friend invite. Our conversations ought to be interesting...if we can keep our posts straight. :-D

Roxanna Rose

Alexandra Bogdanovic Hi, Roxanne.
Thanks for inviting me to be your friend.

message 15: by C.J.

C.J. Heck C.J. HeckC.J. Heck

Hello Roxanne,
It's such a pleasure having you for a friend. I am looking forward to reading your work! Thank you and best wishes to you.

Warmest regards,

message 14: by E.A.

E.A. Bucchianeri Hi Roxanne, thanks for accepting my friend invitation! : )

Savannah Roxanne, thank you for the friendship.
Stay naughty,

message 12: by Thomas

Thomas Amo hi Roxanne!! Thanks for adding me!!! the trailer is good and chilling!! I loved it! It rings of a true story.

message 11: by Roxanne

Roxanne Hi Zee! It's nice to meet you, too. Thanks for checking out my books. Let me know what you think of the stories.
Zee wrote: "Hello Roxanne
It's a pleasure to meet you. Your books sound intriguing, I'm gonna have to go look for them. :)

message 10: by Zee

Zee Monodee Hello Roxanne
It's a pleasure to meet you. Your books sound intriguing, I'm gonna have to go look for them. :)

message 9: by Jess

Jess Scott Nice to meet you too :) I reply really slowly -- so many things to do, so little time...

Marialyce Hi Roxanne,

Glad to meet you too! Did you like Under the Dome?

message 7: by C.J.

C.J. Wright Hi Roxanne, it's good to meet you too :)

message 6: by Anna

Anna Serra i Vidal Hi Roxanne! Thanks for the warm welcome! Still making my way through Goodreads but enjoying the experience :)

Shalonda Williams Hey Roxanne just a short note to say hello to you! I hope all is well. Peace

Shalonda Williams Just a note to say thank you for the friendship. Just listed your book on my goodreads listmania on amazon. I pray that all is well.

Shalonda "Treasure" Williams
Author of PurposeFull You

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message 3: by Billy

Billy Young It is also great to meet you. :D

message 2: by Beth

Beth Hi Roxanne,
Thanks for befriending this mystery author on Goodreads! I hope you'll put my books, A Real Basket Case and To Hell in a Handbasket, on your to-read list. If you'd like to enter a contest for a free copy of To Hell in a Handbasket, sign up for my email newsletter at: .
- Beth

Darylrobidoux Hello author, Nice to meet you

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