Jennifer Haskin

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Jennifer Haskin is an author, and portrait artist who lives in Olathe, Kansas. She assists in a Creative Writing workshop and runs weekly author writing groups. She is a member of Saavy Authors, RWA, Missouri, Kansas City, and Nebraska Writing Guilds. She has a B.S. from Friends University, but took her English coursework through the University of Missouri. Her debut novel, The Key of F, was named a winner in the Ink & Insights literary contest in 2016, and was released May 8th 2018.

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Jennifer Haskin Creation. Wild imagination. Self-approval. Admiration. The feeling of accomplishment. Comradery between authors. Going to conferences. Teaching…moreCreation. Wild imagination. Self-approval. Admiration. The feeling of accomplishment. Comradery between authors. Going to conferences. Teaching others. Helping friends write, or edit, their own book. There are so many pluses. It's impossible to nail down, because it depends on the person. Maybe fame and money are what you're after? Then you'd better be a really great writer with a huge imagination to create new worlds and characters no one has seen before. Westeros? Hogwarts? Bon Temps? Panem? All genius. The writers of these worlds are brilliant storytellers. Emulate your favorite author. Write fan fiction, if you want to. Just write, and you are a writer.(less)
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“Although the story has promise, I just didn’t connect with the voice. It needs to be stronger. It’s a pass. Sorry.”

As an agent, I pitched books to acquiring editors at publishing houses. Rejections came concerning connection of the story itself to the editor, but the one I see the most regards voice.

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Death in Disguise is the beginning of a brilliant series by Karen Neary Sithson about an Irish housewife with a penchant for solving crime. Though her husband is the detective, "Beth" Getty takes matters into her own hands when a rash of teen murders ...more
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Tracy's story tells the tale of an abandoned pup who finds a new life after being adopted from the pound. Hope is a sweet dog and a story of hope for dogs left by their owners.
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Maisha will win your heart. There is a mystery surrounding her that we don't find out about in the first book concerning WHO was responsible for her tremendous change. But we are led to believe that it could be the princess herself. You will enjoy po ...more
The Key of F by Jennifer Haskin
"I met the author, Jenn Haskins, (virtually) before I found this book, and she's a really nice, and equally talented lady.

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"I received an ARC in exchange for an honest review.

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“Today will be what it is. I will be who I am. And there will be beauty in both.
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“I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.”
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“Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.”
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