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Amanda Linsmeier is the author of Ditch Flowers (Penner Publishing, 2015) and Beach Glass & Other Broken Things. Her writing has been featured in Feminine Collective, Portage Magazine, Literary Mama, and Brain, Child Magazine.

Besides poetry, she loves fables, fairytales, and fantasy, and sometimes she pretends her Hogwarts letter is still coming. When she’s not writing, she works part-time at her local library and brings home more books than she has time to read. Amanda lives in the countryside, surrounded by trees, with her family, two dogs, and two half-wild cats.

For her, writing is the best kind of magic, and her work is heavily influenced by mysterious women, nature, and beautiful images, and fueled with lots of iced coffee and backgrou
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Amanda Linsmeier Hi! Thanks so much for your interest. Ditch Flowers is no longer in print. Unfortunately, the price on Amazon is higher than the original, but you may…moreHi! Thanks so much for your interest. Ditch Flowers is no longer in print. Unfortunately, the price on Amazon is higher than the original, but you may have luck on Ebay? Alternatively, the audiobook is available through Amazon Audible for the next year or so. Hope that helps! (less)
Amanda Linsmeier I take a break or try to work on something else. It's really common for me to switch around. I'm usually working on 3 (sometimes more) projects at onc…moreI take a break or try to work on something else. It's really common for me to switch around. I'm usually working on 3 (sometimes more) projects at once. If I'm stuck on one thing, I move on to something else. And reading helps. (less)
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Book Release Day! Our Wild Magic

The day is finally here! Our Wild Magic is now available for purchase here.

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“you are a lover of the words
a soul mate to the story
everything becomes a part of you
from my fingertips to your eyes
from my heart to yours”
Amanda Linsmeier, Like Waves

“Every change, those subtle-slow, and those drastically sudden, has brought me into myself.”
Amanda Linsmeier, Beach Glass & Other Broken Things

“There was beauty in chaos, she'd just never known it before.”
Amanda Linsmeier, Beach Glass & Other Broken Things

“you are a lover of the words
a soul mate to the story
everything becomes a part of you
from my fingertips to your eyes
from my heart to yours”
Amanda Linsmeier, Like Waves

“I am a hoarder of words, a giver of them, too”
Amanda Linsmeier, Like Waves

“I am the lover's gift; I am the wedding wreath;
I am the memory of a moment of happiness;
I am the last gift of the living to the dead;
I am a part of joy and a part of sorrow.”
Gibran Kahlil Gibran

“Every change, those subtle-slow, and those drastically sudden, has brought me into myself.”
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“There was beauty in chaos, she'd just never known it before.”
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