Mette Ivie Harrison





Mette Ivie Harrison

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My name is pronounced "Metty" like my mother's "Betty." It is Danish, and we were all named after ancestors. I guess by the time they got to number nine (out of eleven), it was getting tricky. So I got the funny Danish name no one knew how to prounounce. In Denmark, it should be "meta" like "metaphysical." It's from the Greek for "pearl." And no, it's not short for anything. Not even Mediterannean.

My first book, THE MONSTER IN ME was accepted for publication in 1999 and was published in 2002. My second book, MIRA, MIRROR was published in 2004. The latest book, THE PRINCESS AND THE HOUND , was published in 2007. A sequel, THE PRINCESS AND THE BEAR, came out in April of 2009.

I now live in Utah with my husband and 5 children, ages 5 to 14. I...more


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So, we writers complain a lot that writing is hard. And it is. It can be really, really hard. It can be so hard we think about quitting. Maybe more than sometimes. Our dearest companions sometimes may suggest to us that we do something other than writing, temporarily or permanently because of our bad moods about writing.

But when writing goes right, and by that I don’t mean being easy, but by th...

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The Princess and the Bear (...
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Mira, Mirror
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The Princess and the Snowbi...
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Tris & Izzie
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“My point is that when you fall in love it's with a real person with flaws. Not with a perfect character from a fairy tale.”
Mette Ivie Harrison, Tris & Izzie

“Be classy, if you must say anything at all. I think silence is very classy.”
Mette Ivie Harrison

“You will find yourself, as he did. But that will not mean it is easy. There are few things easy in life that are worth the doing.”
Mette Ivie Harrison, The Princess and the Hound

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