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2017 Sarton Women's Book Award winner for YA fiction.
Phyllis A. Still attributes her vivid imagination and love for stories to her adventurous childhood throughout seven states. Her desire to become a writer came into fruition when she discovered the real Mary Shirley hiding in obscure family documents. She never wanted Mary's story to be lost again and wanted to inspire young adults to be strong and courageous even though life can turn upside down in an instant.

Her Dangerous Loyalties series begins at the end of 1774 as Western Virginia settlements struggle to survive war with the Native American tribes and the British army. Readers are transported into adolescent Mary's life as she and her family are drawn into heart-rending events. Mary
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Phyllis A. Still If I'm stuck in a scene, I'll read the previous one or the chapter before, which refreshes my memory on the purpose of the scene in the plotline.

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If I'm stuck in a scene, I'll read the previous one or the chapter before, which refreshes my memory on the purpose of the scene in the plotline.

Another helpful use of writer's block is to read the work of other authors, study the writing craft, take a walk and record, or write a description, of the sounds I hear. (less)
Phyllis A. Still Very few people understand the joy of allowing the world, and the people in your head to become real on the page.
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“Writing is a process of self-discipline you must learn before you can call yourself a writer. There are people who write, but I think they're quite different from people who must write. From a 1964 interview.”
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“Writing is a process of self-discipline you must learn before you can call yourself a writer. There are people who write, but I think they're quite different from people who must write."
From a 1964 interview.”
Harper Lee




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