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Derrolyn Anderson

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Hello Goodreaders. About me:

Mom of three, happily married to my best friend. Cat collar mogul, artist and author.
Working on the next big thing ;)

Like romance?
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I love to read, but I neither rate nor review.
On Booklikes? http://derrolyn.booklikes.com/
On Pinterest? http://pinterest.com/derrolyn/
On Instagram? @Derrolyn : http://instagram.com/derrolyn/
Art: www.derrolyn.com


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Nenia Campbell added a status update: I'm working on a fantasy novel. I'm really excited about this current WIP - more excited than I've been about anything I've written in a long time - and I don't want to say anything more about it because I might jinx myself.

But I'm excited! Hoping to have a good portion of this written by summer's end.
Between the Land and the Sea by Derrolyn Anderson
"It's like the author took the list of things I hate about many fantasy novels, and fixed almost every point. I love most fantasy novels anyway, despite their flaws, so I really enjoyed reading this.


Here is the list of things that impressed me abou..." Read more of this review »
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"This book is very good. It is about a girl named Marina who moves to a small town Aptos where the girls are sun tan and the guys surf all the time. Marina is a city girl and dreads moving to the small town. But when she gets there she discovers so..." Read more of this review »
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" Man, every time I dip back in here something is radically different!

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" All the love to you, beautiful girl. Hang in there. "
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Happy Valentines Day :)
" SG wrote: "LOL! I completely agree. I would want us to look like this: "

gorgeous :)
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“Because with a really good book you get something new every time you read it. Because…Well…Because you're a different person each time.”
Derrolyn Anderson, The Athena Effect
tags: cal, cali

“It was time to let my freak flag fly.”
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“Just remember, if the world didn't suck, we'd all fall off"- Cruz”
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“Do not go gentle into that good night,
Old age should burn and rave at close of day;
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.”
Dylan Thomas, Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night

“It is never too late to be what you might have been.”
George Eliot

“It matters not how strait the gate,
How charged with punishments the scroll,
I am the master of my fate:
I am the captain of my soul.”
William Ernest Henley, Echoes of Life and Death;

“I am burdened with what the Buddhists call the 'monkey mind' -- the thoughts that swing from limb to limb, stopping only to scratch themselves, spit and howl.”
Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

“I said, "I do not fear those pants with nobody inside them." I said, and said, and said those words. I said them but I lied them. ”
Dr. Seuss, The Sneetches and Other Stories




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message 65: by Figgy

Figgy Merry Christmas, Derrolyn! I hope you're having a great one!




message 64: by Kelley

Kelley Ryan You're welcome, thank you for accepting my request! :D


Willow Oh darn, you took down your koi painting. I was going to add it to my Pinterest. I've always thought it was lovely. Did you sell it?


Karly *The Vampire Ninja & Luminescent Monster* Wookit da mittens!! d'awwws!

Thanks for accepting :)


message 61: by SG

SG Barron Hope you had a wonderful Easter and have a Happy Spring!
SG

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message 59: by TL

TL *waves* Hey :), thanks for accepting *hugs *


☆drea☆ wears the cheese Thanks 4 accepting Derrolyn, we're buddies on booklikes too :)


Derrolyn Anderson Dan wrote: "Thank you!"

:)


Derrolyn Anderson J. wrote: "Just wanted to stop by and give you the #AuthorYes tag. :)"

:)


Derrolyn Anderson Loki (of Smartassgard) wrote: "Just for the record, your sculpture of the Green Man and the horses painting has caused a 9.0 squee on the "holycrapimusthavethat" scale. :)"

Just saw this! Thanks :)


message 54: by Dan

Dan Thank you!


Ashley *Hufflepuff Kitten* hi there Derrolyn! I see your updates all the time via friends, so I thought we ought to just make it GR official ;)


message 52: by Tamera

Tamera YES! I'm trying so hard to pretend that I'm not okay with John Barrowman in Uggs. 'Cause I might be.




message 51: by Tamera

Tamera Because we can, Derrolyn.... because we can.



Nemo (Young Adult At Heart) You wrote your first book at age 49? I swear to god Derrolyn you look about 30 in your profile pic (more like late 20s). What the hell is your secret to eternal youth? Do you sacrifice virgins? I seriously thought you were about in your mid-30s or something (only because I know you have teen kids). Seriously, are you some kind of immortal?


message 49: by Krystal

Krystal Thanks for accepting my friend request.


Willow Derrolyn wrote: "Willow wrote: "I love the exquisite fish painting in your profile. Were you inspired by Three Worlds? I used to have a poster of that in my bedroom."

Just saw your comment! I'm not getting noti..."


Oh that sounds really cool. They must be quite happy in their home if they are thriving like that. A twenty inch fish is a seriously big fish. lol

You have some beautiful paintings. :D


Derrolyn Anderson Willow wrote: "I love the exquisite fish painting in your profile. Were you inspired by Three Worlds? I used to have a poster of that in my bedroom."

Just saw your comment! I'm not getting notifications for some reason :(

No, I had to look that up to see it was an Escher - I was actually inspired by the four monster koi that are rapidly outgrowing my patio pond. We're going to add a connected horse trough with some water lilies as a bio-filter ASAP, because they eat all the plants we put in there! (They're seriously huge, and have grown from 2" to about 20", and share the pond with a ton of former carnival goldfish, LOL).


Willow I love the exquisite fish painting in your profile. Were you inspired by Three Worlds? I used to have a poster of that in my bedroom.


message 45: by Navessa

Navessa Aw, thank you!

*hugs*


message 44: by Navessa

Navessa Ach! I couldn't agree more. I'm having a photographer friend of mine take it. I'll be masked, as I'll be publishing under the pen name, but I don't want it to be silly, so I'm hitting her up for some professional help.


Jennifer Hey! It's been forever but I just wanted to see how you've been! Really excited to hear more about your 80's themed novel :D Have you been watching John Hughes on repeat?


Willow I just had to tell you, you're paintings are lovely, Derrolyn. You give your still-life’s so much vibrancy, color and movement. It reminds me a little bit of Janet Fish, although your style is all your own. :D


message 41: by Inge

Inge Hi Derrolyn, thank you for the friend request. I'm sorry this troll has been bothering you as well. Really hope he disappears soon!


Derrolyn Anderson Brenda wrote: "Hey do you know if there's spam profiles going around or something? I got an email notification that some random girl sent me an inappropriate message but when I clicked on it, it took me to Goodre..."

PMd you :)


message 39: by Brenda

Brenda Ayala Hey do you know if there's spam profiles going around or something? I got an email notification that some random girl sent me an inappropriate message but when I clicked on it, it took me to Goodreads and said "profile not found"


message 38: by Miss M

Miss M Hi Derrolyn, thanks for accepting! :)


message 37: by John

John Hi Derrolyn! I'm looking forward to reading some of your work!


Brigid Thanks for accepting.




Tadiana ✩Night Owl☽ Up to Chapter 14 of Athena!


message 34: by Wart

Wart Hill I totally thought we were already friends...lol


Erica Ravenclaw Thanks for the friendvite, join in on our misery of this book, and don't be a stranger!


Khanh (the Grinch) You know, with a name like Khanh, I thought I've heard them all. Genghis Khan. The Great Khanh. The Wrath of Khanh.

And then you came alone with...that thing.

T__________T

Thanks for the FR! And the new nickname :P


Andrea ❤Ninja Bunneh❤ Thanks for accepting!
I know I had you over at BL but I deleted there since I was never on. Happy to be friends with you on here instead! :)


message 30: by Martini

Martini

Keep us updated, please.


Derrolyn Anderson Martini wrote: "Thanks for accepting! :-)
And good luck with that Italian site..."


Thank you! I've written, but we'll see if I get a response. I figure if I squawk publicly, hopefully they'll be shamed into stopping the blatant piracy :)


message 28: by Martini

Martini Thanks for accepting! :-)
And good luck with that Italian site...


message 26: by Navessa

Navessa *scurries onto ship of trolls*

Thanks so much for the friendvite! I'm definitely in good company. ^_^


Shelby *trains flying monkeys* :) You too ..bookworms gotta stick together


Nia (Kantorka) Thanks for accepting my request:).


Nemo (Young Adult At Heart) See, that is why you are awesome.


Cookielover Thank you for according my frien request! Can't wait to chat books! :)
And I love finding cute pics on the net!
Don't neglect your paintings--some people (who will go unnamed) wish they could paint. :)
I'll make sure to check out some of your books!!!


♥♡¢σσкιє♥♡ (Krystle) Thanks for accepting! Your book looks very good!


message 19: by Brenda

Brenda Ayala Derrolyn wrote: "Brenda wrote: "Just want to say I love the new covers for The Athena Effect series!!"

Thanks so much Brenda! I do my own covers, and when my daughters informed me that my first attempts were "hope..."


There's nothing wrong with a bit of a retro feel sometimes! Great work and I can't wait for the next two. :)


Derrolyn Anderson Brenda wrote: "Just want to say I love the new covers for The Athena Effect series!!"

Thanks so much Brenda! I do my own covers, and when my daughters informed me that my first attempts were "hopelessly eighties" I knew I had to change something. LOL :)


message 17: by Brenda

Brenda Ayala Just want to say I love the new covers for The Athena Effect series!!


Jennifer Wow just saw the new covers! Love it! And I didn't know you were going to write two more to the series so I'm really excited :D


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