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Julia Colquitt Allen

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Writing has long been a passion of mine. I began writing poems and short stories at the age of 7. I live in picturesque East Texas with my husband of 27 years and four of my children. My grown son and his wife live nearby and visit often with my two grandbabies, whom I adore. If the kids and grandkids didn't make my home wild enough, we have a household full of cats (7 at last count). My blog Julia's Ramblings talks about my writing career as well as my crazy home life.

I work at a nearby university as a learning technologist, where I provide assistance and professional development to faculty on online course development and instructional technology. I am pursuing a Ph.D. in learning technologies. In my other blogs, IDT Talk and Tech Learnin
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I use anything for inspiration. The littlest things that happen to me can be the inspiration for writing, from my morning commute to the conversation I have with someone at the coffee shop. (less)
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New Mercies

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Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
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The Stupidhead's Relationship Guide by Susan Paulson Clark
The Stupidhead's Relationship Guide
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Wonderful story of hope and encouragement!

Told alternately through the eyes of Belle and Vince, this story relates the tale of how two people begin to overcome their broken pasts, find their own independent interests, and then begin a fragile relatio
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LYCAN TRIBE by Rhue P. McDonough
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Lycan Tribe: The Punishment is everything you want from this type of book; breath-takingly terrifying, suspenseful, an edge-of-your-seat experience from the word go. The author has masterfully woven the plot to keep the reader guessing all the way to ...more
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Archie in the Crosshairs by Robert Goldsborough
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Goldsborough does it again

Once again, Robert Goldsborough has done a masterful job of resurrecting the late Rex Stout's characters, from Archie's wisecracks to Wolfe's bellow to Fritz's delicacies and the inspector's sarcasm and chewed-up stogies. I
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But Thomas Aiken Is Dead - Part I by Alex Mckechnie
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Captivating read

The author has spun a captivating and heart-wrenching tale of two parents, separated by time, who both grieve for their lost children. Told through the interrogation of Atia and the letters of Thomas, the reader quickly becomes attach
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“Long patience and application saturated with your heart’s blood—you will either write or you will not—and the only way to find out whether you will or not is to try.”
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“Writing a book is a horrible, exhausting struggle, like a long bout with some painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one were not driven on by some demon whom one can neither resist nor understand.”
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“Long patience and application saturated with your heart’s blood—you will either write or you will not—and the only way to find out whether you will or not is to try.”
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