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Claire M. Caterer

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Claire M. Caterer is the author of two children's fantasy novels, The Key and the Flame, and its sequel, The Wand and the Sea. She has also published nonfiction articles as well as several short stories for adults. She writes and lives in the suburbs of Kansas City with one husband, one daughter, two dogs, and a host of imaginary friends.

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Claire M. Caterer Thank you so much for your kind words, Collins. Yes, I'm planning a 5-part series. I don't have a timetable for Book #3 as yet. Publishers like to…moreThank you so much for your kind words, Collins. Yes, I'm planning a 5-part series. I don't have a timetable for Book #3 as yet. Publishers like to look at current sales to determine whether a series should be continued, so the jury is still out on that. But I do have #3 plotted and am going ahead with the writing, so fingers crossed! By the way, if your daughter would like any "swag"--bookmarks, stickers, etc.--just drop me a line at readerchat [at] cmcaterer [dot] com. Thanks for asking!(less)
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The Key and the Flame

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So, I took a look at my blog today. I noticed the last time I posted.

October 2015.

October. 2015.

That's not really a blog. More like a biannual update.

I've been doing some deep thinking lately. Trying to figure out how to balance life, writing, reading, parenting, other work (like editing). And the thing is, if I want to devote my life to writing--and I do--then there's only so much distraction... Read more of this blog post »
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Nevey Claire wrote: "Nevey Berry wrote: "Thanks for adding me.
I am looking forward to your novel.

Thank you, Nevey. It's nice to meet you!"


It is nice to meet you too.
I think that I am your fist Egyptian fan and this is an honor :) ...


Claire Caterer Nevey Berry wrote: "Thanks for adding me.
I am looking forward to your novel.


Thank you, Nevey. It's nice to meet you!


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Nevey Thanks for adding me.
I am looking forward to your novel.

-Nevey..


Claire Caterer Lissa wrote: "Hi Claire, thank you for the friend request. I've not read To Kill A Mockingbird, but I bet it's awesome. Thank you for the recommendation!"

It's one of those "classics" that doesn't read like one. It's just GOOD.


message 5: by Lissa

Lissa Hi Claire, thank you for the friend request. I've not read To Kill A Mockingbird, but I bet it's awesome. Thank you for the recommendation!


Claire Caterer Elizabeth wrote: "So thrilled about this, Claire. Love, Liz Campbell"

Thanks, Liz! I appreciate your support, as always.


Elizabeth Campbell So thrilled about this, Claire. Love, Liz Campbell


Claire Caterer Thanks, Tom--me too!


Thomas Amo Hey Claire! Thanks for the request and holding me to it! Look forward to getting to getting to be friends!
Cheers Tom


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