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Sara Ackerman

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Sara writes books about love and life, and all of their messy and beautiful imperfections. Born and raised in Hawaii, she studied journalism and later earned graduate degrees in psychology and Chinese medicine. She is the USA Today bestselling author of The Lieutenant's Nurse and Island of Sweet Pies and Soldiers, with several more in the works. She blames Hawaii for her addiction to writing, and sees no end to its untapped stories. Sara lives on the Big Island with her boyfriend and a houseful of bossy animals. ...more

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Sara Ackerman Wonderful! I love going to the bookstore at Pearl Harbor, Kona Historical Society, Bishop Museum, or the University of Hawaii Library. Other than that…moreWonderful! I love going to the bookstore at Pearl Harbor, Kona Historical Society, Bishop Museum, or the University of Hawaii Library. Other than that, you could check state archives? Kauai is such a wonderful island, enjoy🌺(less)
Sara Ackerman Keep on writing. I am pretty strict about sticking to my daily word count of 750. But I do slip up now and then when life gets in the way, so I aim fo…moreKeep on writing. I am pretty strict about sticking to my daily word count of 750. But I do slip up now and then when life gets in the way, so I aim for at least 5,000 words a week. I don't get writers block per se, but I do have some days were things come very slowly and seem awful. I just keep writing!(less)
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1. Be Smitten. Have a book idea that you are in love with. Your idea is the spark that sets everything in motion so it has to be near and dear to your heart. Remember, writing a novel is a long-term project, one that will take months or years to complete and you need to be fully invested. For me, the idea has usually been germinating for some time–in some cases a whole lifetime–and I’ve been daydr Read more of this blog post »
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“Don't believe everything you hear about yourself. It tends to be false.”
Sara Ackerman, Radar Girls

“My father used to say that important encounters were planned out by heaven and if you were observant enough, you could see them plain as day.”
Sara Ackerman, The Lieutenant's Nurse

“One thing I know about hopes and dreams is that they come on their own time.”
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