J. Lenni Dorner

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Author of the Existence Series.
Fractions of Existence is now available.
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J competed in Write Club 2014 &2016. The Creative Writing Institute held writing contests that resulted in J Lenni Dorner being published in "WRONG!: A themed anthology 2014" and LOST!: A themed anthology 2017. J self-published "Preparing to Write Settings That Feel Like Characters," in 2015. Winner of the Write Edit Publish Now flash fiction "Youthful Frights versus Adult Fears" Halloween challenge 2015. Signum University's Mythgard Institute held a creative writing contest in the autumn of 2015 called "Almost an Inkling" in which J Lenni
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I LOVE this book. Remember Tom Cruise jumping on Oprah's couch? The bisexual gal who runs a stable of pegasi and has to do a covert mission as a princess to prevent war -- yeah, that's freaking awesome and worthy of jumping on a couch. Oh, and the ...more
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This was a good dystopian book. I like that it reveals the cause of the dystopian change in the world. The relationship between the orphaned brother and sister was realistic and well-written. It's a tragedy in that a main character dies (though ...more
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This was a very erotic and sensual book of poetry, focused on male feelings for a female. The poems were considered controversial when published originally because of the overtly sexual nature. "If You Forget Me" was my favorite poem in the book, ...more
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Hazel *Craves the Angst Reviews* Thanks so much for the friendvite J! Hope to chat books with you soon. Happy Reading :)


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Jill Thank you for your friendship, J., and welcome to Goodreads.


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