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Amanda Orr lives in Washington, DC with her husband and two children. When she's not writing fiction, she writes essays about parenting and entertainment for the Washington Post, Huffington Post, Hello Giggles and People Magazine. Favorite books of 2016 so far include Disrupted by Dan Lyons, Sweet Bitter by Stephanie Danler and The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert. Favorite books of all time include A Prayer for Owen Meany (John Irving), Anywhere But Here (Mona Simpson), Just Kids (Patti Smith) and The Glass Castle (Jeanette Walls). ...more

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Amanda Orr The best way for me to deal with writer's block is to pick up a good book and read. The ideas start flowing. Also, a change of scenery does wonders fo…moreThe best way for me to deal with writer's block is to pick up a good book and read. The ideas start flowing. Also, a change of scenery does wonders for me and that doesn't mean a vacation. It could be a bus ride across town, sitting in a cafe and observing people, or just talking a walk through a new neighborhood. (less)
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