K.L. Hallam

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K.L. Hallam moved around to more schools than she can list, gathering the stories that would connect to her heart. She writes MG, YA, and short fiction, or anything she hasn’t tried, a member of SCBWI, a singer, and songwriter, illustrator, and mother of two teenagers. She lives in New York City and spends her mornings writing in a Jazz club.

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K.L. Hallam Write whatever and wherever you can. Even if it's junk. You don't have to show anyone. Set a timer, and free-write. The writer's mind is a muscle, we …moreWrite whatever and wherever you can. Even if it's junk. You don't have to show anyone. Set a timer, and free-write. The writer's mind is a muscle, we have to keep up the practice, so the practice will take care of us on days we don't necessarily feel like writing. (less)
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I Love my Brothers and Sisters! and I stand by them.

I woke up today to destruction where I live and where my family's small business, a jazz club, is struggling to survive and I marched on Saturday with Black Lives Matter!  

I went jogging after work and was swept up into the march.



Saturday, May 30th, 2020  New York City:


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