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 Dorn
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“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”
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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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