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 D
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J. Lenni Dorner For "Preparing to Write Settings That Feel Like Characters," I saw two literary agents mention they were searching for books with that quality.…moreFor "Preparing to Write Settings That Feel Like Characters," I saw two literary agents mention they were searching for books with that quality. Someone asked me if I knew how to do this, and if I could teach it to them. I do know how! I figured others might enjoy the knowledge as well.

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Survival of the Fittest by Jacqui Murray
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Sapo Saga by Tony Laplume
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““But this is not the story,” says Kindly.” That line kept coming up. So does “for all intents and purposes.” I think the theme of the book is that everyone wants to be remembered. Or that they deserve to be. I think that is what Kindly meant.

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Twisted Tales by Deborah A Stansil
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The book has a fun introduction, which I really enjoyed. I’m also a fan of any book that I can pick up while I have a five-minute break and make some actual progress. Given that the tales are mostly very short, I was able to read the whole book durin ...more
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Preparing to Write Settings That Feel Like Characters by J. Lenni Dorner
"This is short read. I read a lot of book about the writing craft. There is not quite one out there like this one. Definitely worth adding to your library. "
Preparing to Write Settings That Feel Like Characters by J. Lenni Dorner
"It takes great writing skill to make a setting/place feel real and dynamic, so that it "comes alive" for the reader.
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Y is for Yes by J.R. Vincente
Y is for Yes
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I enjoyed Y is For Yes by J.R. Vincente. It was reminiscent of another book I read by this author, Runaway. This is an erotica book. The heat starts almost immediately. A mystery does come in to play halfway through the book, but otherwise, there are ...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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