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Amanda Papenfus currently lives in Germany with her husband and two rambunctious dogs. You can read about her overseas adventures at Embracing Adventure. You can also join her on her fitness journey at Investing in Fitness.

Her fiction and poetry have appeared in a variety of publications, many in Canada and the U.K. Recent publications include a poem in The Burden of Light: Poems on Illness and Loss and a short story in Two Thirds North.

Her story "If I Should Die" was the grand prize winner in Evolved Publishing's recent short story contest. The anthology Evolution Vol. 1 features 10 stories including hers and is available at Amazon.


The Burden of Light: Poems on Illness and Loss is a collection of poetry published by Forward Literary to give readers hope for reclaiming life after loss. It is available on Smashwords where you can read for free and donate what you want to and on Amazon where it is $0.99. 100% of the proceeds will benefit the National Colorectal Cancer Research Alliance. The Burden of Light includes 90 poets... Read more of this blog post »
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I didn't love this book, but it was an enjoyable time-killer and an acceptable choice for the conclusion of the summer reading program, for which I had to finish a book today. I know a weightier book just wouldn't have happened, so I am glad this boo...more
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“By definition, you have to live until you die. Better to make that life as complete and enjoyable an experience as possible, in case death is shite, which I suspect it will be.”
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“Only after disaster can we be resurrected. It's only after you've lost everything that you're free to do anything. Nothing is static, everything is evolving, everything is falling apart.”
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“A truly good book teaches me better than to read it. I must soon lay it down, and commence living on its hint. What I began by reading, I must finish by acting.”
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“A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge.”
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“And suddenly you know: It's time to start something new and trust the magic of beginnings.”
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