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Since I can remember, I knew I wanted to be a writer. I've tried my hand at many other professions and studies, but I never felt so fulfilled as when I am writing a story or a novel, creating life-like characters and placing them in complex and difficult situations. I've lived in New York, Lisbon, Dublin and Venice, and have traveled to many more countries. I love history, and while I don't claim that my stories are in any way historically accurate, I do draw inspiration from many cultures, past and present. I like to ask, What if? and let my imagination do the rest. Nothing that I've found so far beats that…except maybe reading a good book.

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I have been very silent on the book writing front and I apologize for that. I have not produced parts 2 and 3 of my new YA sci-fi story like I said I would, and I offered no update, for which I also apologize.


While the feedback for my new YA sci-fi series Progeny of Time was good, the sales just weren’t there, which led me to do a lot of soul searching, especially in terms of what I want out...

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“I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.”
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message 8: by Vanna

Vanna Smythe I decided to reread the entire Wheel of Time Series ;) I left off on Book 10 about 10 years ago, but I really want to know how it all ends. Wish me luck!


message 7: by Vanna

Vanna Smythe Judith wrote: "Hi Vanna,

Nice to meet you! I grabbed a copy of The Protector. Looking forward to reading it.

Judith"


Thanks, Judith! I hope you enjoy the read!


MoonGlitter Hi Vanna! Thanks so much for the friendship!!


Judith Leger Hi Vanna,

Nice to meet you! I grabbed a copy of The Protector. Looking forward to reading it.

Judith


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John Read Hello Vanna. Good to see you here. Thanks for the 'friendship.'


Debbie Johansson Thanks for the friendship Vanna. I look forward to sharing books with you and hearing all about your novel. :)


Daniel Marvello Thanks for friending me, Vanna. It's good to connect with you over here in Goodreads-land. I don't know how we are supposed to keep up with so many social venues!


Bridget Bowers Thanks for the friend request, Vanna.


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