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Amanda G. Stevens

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As a child, Amanda G. Stevens disparaged Mary Poppins and Stuart Little because they could never happen. Now, she writes speculative fiction. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in English and has taught literature and composition to home-school students. She lives in Michigan and loves books, film, music, and white cheddar popcorn. Her debut, Seek and Hide, was a 2015 INSPY Award finalist.

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Amanda G. Stevens A new series about a man named David who is keeping a fantastical secret. The first book releases from Barbour in spring 2018, and more details will…moreA new series about a man named David who is keeping a fantastical secret. The first book releases from Barbour in spring 2018, and more details will be out soon!(less)
Amanda G. Stevens Put away the laptop and pull out the notebook/pen. Let myself free-write about why I hate this scene and it's never going to work ;) then list the…morePut away the laptop and pull out the notebook/pen. Let myself free-write about why I hate this scene and it's never going to work ;) then list the things the characters won't do and why, rail at them as needed ... usually in a page or two I've discovered what they WILL do next. Another tactic I use a lot: I write in third person/past tense, but when I'm stuck, I switch to first person/present tense. It obliterates barriers between me and the character, puts me even deeper into deep POV.(less)
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“Of course anyone who truly loves books buys more of them than he or she can hope to read in one fleeting lifetime. A good book, resting unopened in its slot on a shelf, full of majestic potentiality, is the most comforting sort of intellectual wallpaper.”
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C.S. Lewis
“I am trying here to prevent anyone saying the really foolish thing that people often say about Him: I’m ready to accept Jesus as a great moral teacher, but I don’t accept his claim to be God. That is the one thing we must not say. A man who was merely a man and said the sort of things Jesus said would not be a great moral teacher. He would either be a lunatic — on the level with the man who says he is a poached egg — or else he would be the Devil of Hell. You must make your choice. Either this man was, and is, the Son of God, or else a madman or something worse. You can shut him up for a fool, you can spit at him and kill him as a demon or you can fall at his feet and call him Lord and God, but let us not come with any patronizing nonsense about his being a great human teacher. He has not left that open to us. He did not intend to.”
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