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R.L. Griffin

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R.L. lives in the Atlanta area with her husband, son, and two dogs. After going to law school at American University, Washington College of Law, she settled back in the state in which she grew up but only after she fell in love with D.C. She worked in the Senate during the impeachment trial and the Department of Justice.

She loves reading all sorts of books and rarely has free time.

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R.L. Griffin I don't write unless thoughts are flowing. I'm self published so my timelines are my own. I can't force writing. If I do it's shit.
R.L. Griffin Read, read everything from smut to the classics. Read bestsellers. Read more. Then write. Don't be scared to write, writing is the easy part. Revise,…moreRead, read everything from smut to the classics. Read bestsellers. Read more. Then write. Don't be scared to write, writing is the easy part. Revise, revise, revise. Let someone read it and hide in the corner. Revise more. Put it away and live. Drink alcohol, have sex, love your family and take a shower.

Decide if you are going to publish this bad boy. If you are...

Get a professional editor. Get a professional cover. Drink some more.
Let some beta readers read it. Sit in the corner with drink.
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I have uploaded a quickly updated version of Under Glass, which was my first book published in 2004. If you're interested head over to wattpad to read it for free.

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