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Jonah Lisa Dyer

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Jonah Lisa Dyer is a screenwriter, author and native Texan. She writes with her husband in a tiny mountain town in Idaho. Produced films include HYSTERIA (Maggie Gyllenhaal & Hugh Dancy, Sony Pictures Classics, 2012) and AWAY & BACK (Jason Lee & Minka Kelly, Hallmark Hall of Fame, 2015). Their debut YA novel will be released by Viking on July 12, 2016. Jonah Lisa is a crafty homebody who loves to knit for people.

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Jonah Lisa Dyer Well I have a writing partner. It's a dark day when both of us have no ideas and no motivation. So when I have writer's block I just say, "I got…moreWell I have a writing partner. It's a dark day when both of us have no ideas and no motivation. So when I have writer's block I just say, "I got nothin'" and hope he does. Generally, unless you are really having a existential crisis of some kind, writer's block is really more like a road bump. Sure, it's an impediment, you have to slow down, easy over it, but then you're over it and you get back up to speed and move on down the road. Remember that it's a temporary state. Once little idea and you're past it.(less)
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The Season is out today in paperback with a new, more grown up cover. And on such an auspicious day. We’re going to celebrate by blowing stuff up!
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