Yelena Lugin

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My name is Yelena Lugin, born in Minsk, Belarus and raised just outside of Atlanta, Georgia. I graduated from UGA with a B.S. in Ecology and am currently back at UGA pursuing a Pharm.D.
My entire life I have used art as an outlet, often through painting and photography. Over the past few years my writing has become my art and printer paper my canvas.

I love to write and love to read. My favorite books tend to be Fantasy/YA.

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Yelena Lugin This is a bit of an odd story of how splintered fate came to be. It begins with my boyfriend, who is a little bit of a nerd. He is into manga and…moreThis is a bit of an odd story of how splintered fate came to be. It begins with my boyfriend, who is a little bit of a nerd. He is into manga and anime. One night I had a really interesting dream, which I decided to try and draw into a small Manga for him. Did I mention that I like to draw? Well I began developing my dream a little more into what I thought would be a good story to draw. Before I knew it became too much for me to attempt to draw. I then told Josh about it... And it only grew from there. What started out as a small dream became the foundation of an expected trilogy, the Aorra Series.
For days I went back and forth with Josh, bouncing ideas off eachother and jotting down notes.
Then the writing began!
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Yelena Lugin I have one from each of my two stories!
From Splintered Fate its probably Ardin. He is an Aorra in the form of a wolf, forever bonded to Lana, who is…more
I have one from each of my two stories!
From Splintered Fate its probably Ardin. He is an Aorra in the form of a wolf, forever bonded to Lana, who is the main character. What the main character is not my fave??? Nope. Ardin is where its at. In the first book Lana has a lot of growing to do... and Ardin is pretty much the word of wisdom. He is funny, smart, fiercely protective, and I wish he were real and my Aorra. ((I love Lana too, dont get me wrong. And Donn, what a funny old guy, he is a fave too))

From In The Crossfire, My fave is the main character, Sky. She is incredibly powerful, strong, strong willed, and harboring exciting secrets. I think she is great and I think you will too! Plus she is half human and half angel, how cool is that?! Amongst the angels I love Nathanial because he is awesome, strong, goodlooking, perfect...or is he? and Barakiel, the funny one who takes nothing seriously. LOVE him.

I guess I cant choose a favorite... they all are. (less)
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In The Crossfire

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I am currently working on Book 2 of the Aorra Series. It should be complete and available late summer/fall of 2016.
It has even more action and heart wrenching danger than Splintered Fate. The story will be sure to keep readers on their toes as they travel with Lana Casteel through every trial and down every dark and twisted path she takes in order to bring change to her Lands and her people. H... Read more of this blog post »
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Description: Lana Casteel is a beautiful girl who lives in a world ravaged by a crippling hatred between the powerful Rami and the talented Madonians. As a Madonian Council member herself, she has personally experienced the hostility that exists between the races. With a shaky history and an even more uncertain future, a twist of fate brings Lana and her wolf, Ardin, together with an unlikely childhood friend. Together, they will embark on a dangerous journey in search of support to stand up against those responsible for the death of her family. They will face extensive and difficult challenges as she fights for vengeance and, in turn, finds out where she stands between the two worlds of the Rami and Madonian.
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“He was the sun and I was just a speck of dust, existing on his horizon. Eventually I would burn up and the sun would continue to shine.”
Yelena Lugin, In The Crossfire

“No.” She gawked. Her arms seized me and turned me to face her. “You didn’t!” She screeched, her jaw dropped. I pulled myself from her hold.

“Nothing happened.” I muttered.

“Liar! I can see it all over your face!”

I groaned.

“Tell me everything!” Her eyes had lit up like this was the most exciting news she had ever heard.”
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“Don’t think that this conversation is over.” Kat eyed the two of us.
“I’ll make sure no hellion harms a hair on her head until we get the full story.” Nikki smiled.
“I am never stealing fruit for the two of you ever again.” I begrudgingly replied.
“Oh I really doubt that it was stolen.” Nikki beamed.
“You’re just as bad as Barakiel.”
“I guess he’s been bound to rub off on me some, but I am way prettier.” She spoke as I moved past her towards the door, yanking it open.”
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Yelena Lugin ☽Luna☾ wrote: "I can't like ur new dp for some reason. But holy smokes girl you are beautiful :)"

You are too sweet! :)
Thank you!


☽Luna☾ I can't like ur new dp for some reason. But holy smokes girl you are beautiful :)


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