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Chapter One: Janey

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Chapter One is a series of short stories, with each short story acting as the first chapter, or “chapter one,” of the featured character’s larger story.

Each short story is connected to and advances the others, culminating in an ending that will leave you wanting more.

Readers will be invited to vote at the end of the series and decide which character’s Chapter One becomes i
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Paperback, 24 pages
Published July 7th 2012
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Faith Marlow
Janey is not someone most people would go out of their way to say hello to. Safe to say, some might go out of their way to stay away from her. Everyone has saw a girl like Janey, walking down the street, in line at the grocery store, waiting for the bus, and (consciously or not) everyone has passed judgment on her. She looks like a dopehead. She should wash her hair. Where are her parents? Rarely does anyone stop to think of her circumstances, that her situation may not be all her fault. When yo ...more
Lisa
I won this on First Reads.

I was curious about what this book would be like with it being small and just about Janey. I got into it quickly though and before I knew it, I was finished with it. Now I want to read the next one. I have to know what comes next. I will be keeping watch for the rest of these books.
James Schwabacher


I was skeptical beginning this work, but I was instantly engaged in the action. I love Mary Catherine's writing style and intense characterization. I want more!
Janet
Aug 11, 2012 Janet marked it as to-read
This concept seems amazing! A great way to capture a reader!
Laura Houck


I received this through the First Reads program and it is very well written and interesting. I can't wait to read the rest of the series.
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Share Your Chapte...: Chapter One: Janey 2 7 Jul 25, 2012 06:18PM  
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Knowing how to write takes much more than ‘going to school’ for it – as many shitty writing degree graduates prove. But sharing that I have a B.A. in English and Writing encourages some folks to read my stuff, so there you go. I guess they assume I’ll know the difference between ‘your’ and ‘you’re,’ for example. And they’re right.

I write because I love writing, but beyond that I realized years ago
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