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Janet Roberts is security awareness specialist by day and a writer by night. In her books, you’ll always find someone spending a bit of time by a lake, river or ocean somewhere in the world. She was born and raised in Erie, Pennsylvania, on the Great Lakes, and she loves an endless view of water for as far as the eye can see. Sitting on a beach in the morning is the best kind of meditation for her.

She lives in Pittsburgh, PA, and considers herself a Western Pennsylvania girl heart and soul, despite living in so many other U.S. locations. Its lush green mountains, warm sunny beaches, and salt of the earth kind of people populate her writing as they do her life.

Janet's debut novel, The Narrow Gate - 1st place winner of the 2017 TAZ Fiction a
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Janet Roberts I have more trouble finding time to write than I do with writer's block. But, I do get writer's block, primarily when my stress level is too high. I u…moreI have more trouble finding time to write than I do with writer's block. But, I do get writer's block, primarily when my stress level is too high. I usually take a long walk, preferably by a water, read a good book, go to a movie, or just meditate until I'm relaxed enough to let the creative thoughts flow.(less)
Janet Roberts I've been writing and making up stories since I was about 7 years old, so I would say it's like breathing to me. I guess the best thing is how it make…moreI've been writing and making up stories since I was about 7 years old, so I would say it's like breathing to me. I guess the best thing is how it makes me feel. I feel happy and fulfilled, when I'm writing. Like I'm doing what I was born to do.(less)
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When that dream comes true…it’s pretty cool!

Never give up on your dreams. Small dreams, big dreams. Keep them right on the horizon where you can see them. Maybe it takes a few years or a few decades or, if you’re me, just about your whole life to make one come true. When I was a child I was told not to be a quitter or a whiner so I’ve kept moving toward that dream year after year.

I kept writing and dreaming. I’m still doing it.

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