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Carolyn Meyer

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Carolyn Meyer is as versatile a writer as you will find. Along with historical fiction and realistic novels for young adults she has written nonfiction for young adults and books for younger readers on topics as diverse as the Amish, the Irish, Japanese, Yup'ik Eskimos, a rock band, rock tumbling, bread baking, and coconuts. And ten of her books have been chosen as Best Books for Young Adults by the American Library Association. In her most recent historical novels she has dealt with the young lives of Mary Tudor, Princess Elizabeth, Anastasia, and Isabel of Castilla, Spain.


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Carolyn Meyer Read a lot. Write a lot. Pay attention to boring stuff, like grammar and spelling.
Carolyn Meyer What is writer's block, anyway? You don't feel like writing? You're tired of whatever it is you're working on? You don't have any good ideas? Just do…moreWhat is writer's block, anyway? You don't feel like writing? You're tired of whatever it is you're working on? You don't have any good ideas? Just do it--sit down and write, even if at the end of the day you throw it all out. Writing is a discipline, and waiting for inspiration doesn't work. At least not for me.(less)
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“If I must die, then I will die boldly, as I have lived.”
Carolyn Meyer, Doomed Queen Anne

“In difficult times bring to mind my words and the sound of my voice. In that way, I shall always be present for you.”
Carolyn Meyer, Patience, Princess Catherine

“He was so much in love with me that I could have asked him for the moon and stars, and he would have gathered them for me.”
Carolyn Meyer, Doomed Queen Anne




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