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C. Billie Brunson

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C. Billie Brunson—

Enjoys writing novels that don’t necessarily fit in any genre “box.” Six Strings, is her second published book, the first of which is Heart of Malice (2015) and she has a number of other manuscripts in the pipelines.

Born in Chicago, IL, C Billie Brunson lived for several years in Indiana and, later, Iowa before moving to Arizona in the 1990s where she has settled in Scottsdale. She’s the mother of two and loves all animals, especially cats.

If you want to connect, you’ll catch her on Twitter more so than any other social media platform.

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Six Strings

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Why I Write What I Write

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I am very much a pantser. Often, I have a vague concept of how I think or want the stories in my head to go. But my characters--who come to me as full-fledged strangers like: "Hi. My name is Carl and, just so you know, I'm calling the shots. Not you--tend to take over the pen, so to speak, by acting however they damn well please in response to or in expectation of what is happ Read more of this blog post »
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C. Brunson Hello, all. New parts to all 3 of my works have just been posted. Find them by the links👇. Take a 👀 plz & tell me what u think. Thks.

Subliminal - #wattpad https://my.w.tt/R7YA8QZVg2
Neat Little Nightmares - #wattpad https://my.w.tt/16OptQDYg2
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Heart of Malice - Chapt 4 (excerpt) #wattpad https://my.w.tt/0e5jwhKYg2


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