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Amy Rivers

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Amy Rivers was born and raised in southern New Mexico and currently resides in Colorado with her husband and kids. She has a Master's degree with concentrations in Psychology and Politics, two topics she loves to incorporate into her personal essays and novels. Amy has been published in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Nurses, Novelty Bride Magazine, ESME.com and Splice Today. Her first novel, Wallflower Blooming, was published in August 2016. The follow-up, Best Laid Plans & Other Disasters is coming January 2017.

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Amy Rivers Despite a hundred great answers to this question, my favorite fictional couple is still Elizabeth Bennett and Mr. Darcy. I love that Elizabeth is…moreDespite a hundred great answers to this question, my favorite fictional couple is still Elizabeth Bennett and Mr. Darcy. I love that Elizabeth is smart, sassy, and incredibly loyal. I love that, despite the societal expectations of the time, Mr. Darcy looks past Lizzie's unconventional nature, and sees how amazing she is. And finally, I love to Mr. Darcy is so serious, but he's a big softy when it comes to the women he loves. (less)
Amy Rivers For me, every day life inspires my writing. My experiences as a woman, a mother, a person with a disability - these are all things that I draw from…moreFor me, every day life inspires my writing. My experiences as a woman, a mother, a person with a disability - these are all things that I draw from when I'm writing. I also really love to think about how people react to the things that happen to them. I try to put myself in other people's shoes and think about how I might feel or react. I love listening to other people's stories and thinking about how those experiences might be relatable for other people (and, of course, for me). (less)
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PictureDani Coleman lives an idyllic life in Louisville, CO. If she could double the hours in a day, she would still not have enough time to write. When I was in first grade, I made my sister hold down the shift key on my mom’s typewriter so I wouldn’t have to worry about capitalization as I wrote a story. Although the anecdote lives in my family’s repertoire to illustrate how poorly I treated my dear... Read more of this blog post »
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