Beverly Stowe McClure

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Most of the time you'll find Beverly in front of the computer, writing stories young voices whisper in her ear. Other times she's snapping pictures of wildlife, clouds, and flowers. She has fifteen books published for children and teens, some of them award winners, like the Children's Literary Classics, Sharp Writ Awards, and Next Generation Indie Awards, as well as others.

To relax she plays the piano. Her kitties don't appreciate good music and hide when she tickles the ivories.

Happy Reading. She hopes you enjoy her novels and picture books.

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Beverly Stowe McClure I don't have what I consider writer's block. Maybe that's because I work on two or three stories at a time. If I'm having trouble with one, I go to…moreI don't have what I consider writer's block. Maybe that's because I work on two or three stories at a time. If I'm having trouble with one, I go to another. Usually, if I give it a bit of space, a solution will come to me.(less)
Beverly Stowe McClure When a child, teen, or adult tells me how much they enjoyed my story and perhaps it even made a difference in their life. That's what it's all about.
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Lighthouses fascinate me. They’re so mysterious. Though I’ve never seen a real one, pictures of them hint at secrets that only the lighthouse knows. Author Melanie Crowder’s novel THE LIGHTHOUSE BETWEEN THE WORLDS, is a perfect example of a lighthouse that is more than just a warning for ships to not come near the land.... Read more of this blog post »
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Capturing Time by Wanda Snow Porter
" Wanda wrote: "Thank you, Beverly, for the nice review. I'm glad you enjoyed the book."

You're welcome, Wanda. It is an adorable story.
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" Sounds like a plan. You can do it. Every word. "
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Beverly McClure Susan wrote: "Caves, Cannons, and Crinolines is a 2011 Global eBook Award Finalist! Congratulations Beverly. I can't wait to read it."

Thank you, Susan. The contest was a lot of fun. A nail-biter to the end. I hope you enjoy the novel. Your book Abithica is a clever story. Imagine having to live like that. I'm not saying how so I won't give it away for others. :)


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Susan Caves, Cannons, and Crinolines is a 2011 Global eBook Award Finalist! Congratulations Beverly. I can't wait to read it.


Beverly McClure Ruth wrote: "Hi Beverly! I just joined Goodreads today, after following a post on your blog!"

Oh, I see. Welcome then. There's a lot here. Enjoy. :)


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Ruth Hi Beverly! I just joined Goodreads today, after following a post on your blog!


Beverly McClure Allison wrote: "Thanks your review really helped"

You're welcome.


Beverly McClure Bradley wrote: "Happy to meet you too Beverly. =)

www.myspace.com/dreamsbane

Dreamsbane of Tamalor by Bradley James Simpson"


Nice to "meet" you, too, Bradley.


Beverly McClure Shalonda wrote: "Thank you for adding me to your friends list! Have a wonderful week!"

Thanks, Shalonda. You have a super week, too.


Shalonda Williams-McClendon Thank you for adding me to your friends list! Have a wonderful week!


Bradley Happy to meet you too Beverly. =)

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Dreamsbane of Tamalor by Bradley James Simpson


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