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I was born on the east coast and went to Cornell University. After college I worked as a writer for Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus. It was a fun first job and I learned how to write quickly, and also that when elephants sneeze on you it's very (VERY) messy. After a year in the circus, I moved out west. I lived in Aspen, Colorado where I skied as much as possible and worked as a waitress in a Mexican restaurant. Great experience but I learned that waitressing is hard (HARD) and I'm not very good at it.

After Aspen, I moved to San Francisco, California where I worked as a writer for University of California, San Francisco and wrote freelance for LucasFilm. At UCSF I learned that sitting in a cubicle under fluorescent lights dulls my
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Hi Everyone!

Happy New Year:-) Long time, I know... it's hard to blog when you're also editing (Book Two, The Key to Tartarus) and starting to conjure a new novel. But here I am, in 2013, excited to let you know what's been going on with Pandora's Key, The Key to Tartarus, and to thank all of you for your support:-) And I don't thank you lightly - you guys make writing so much fun and incredibly... Read more of this blog post »
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Nancy Fischer Nenia wrote: "Great choice!

And oh my gosh, that's so sweet. Thank you so much!

:DDD"


You are very welcome:-) I really hope you love Pandora's Key!
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nan


message 13: by Nenia

Nenia Campbell Great choice!

And oh my gosh, that's so sweet. Thank you so much!

:DDD


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Nancy Fischer Pixie wrote: "Hi Nancy. :)
Thank you for the friendvite and it's lovely to meet you.
Hope you have a fantastic weekend.

Happy writing! :)

<3
Pixie"

Thanks Pixie:-) Happy writing to you, too!! What are you working on?

:-)
nan


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Nancy Fischer Mlpmom (Book Reviewer) wrote: "Of course, thanks for the friends request! I really enjoyed reading it! I plan on writing up some interview questions, hopefully soon and getting them sent to you.

Thanks again!!"


Fantastic!! So glad you enjoyed Pandora's Key:-) That makes my day! As soon as you send your q's I'll get them back to you asap.

Best,
Nan


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Pixie Hi Nancy. :)
Thank you for the friendvite and it's lovely to meet you.
Hope you have a fantastic weekend.

Happy writing! :)

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Mlpmom (Book Reviewer) Of course, thanks for the friends request! I really enjoyed reading it! I plan on writing up some interview questions, hopefully soon and getting them sent to you.

Thanks again!!


Tracey Garvis-Graves Thanks for your friendship request, Nancy!! And your kind words :) I really appreciate it!

Best,

Tracey


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Nancy Fischer Hi Katrina,

You're welcome:-) I'm so glad you liked Pandora's Key and really look forward to reading your review!

Any great book suggestions? Right now I'm reading Darkness and Light... not sure what I think quiet yet...

:-)
nan


Kat (Kindred Dreamheart) Thanks so much for friending me!


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J.A. Belfield How could I resist? ;o) Lovely to meet you. :o)


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Lisa Kessler Hi Nancy!

Great to meet you!

Lisa :)


Jillian Peery Thanks for the add, Nancy!


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Sarah Hi Nancy, thank you for the friend request! (=


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Nely Cab Thanks for the add, Nancy!


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