Jennifer Bushroe

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Jennifer Bushroe once swore on a statue of Peter Pan that she’d never grow up. She fulfills this oath daily by dancing like nobody's watching, eating dessert before dinner, and writing MG and YA fiction. Jennifer is obsessed with fairy tales, history, and mythology and visits the library often for research and her fiction fix.

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Once my story/book is published, it is no longer mine—it is yours, the reader’s—and thus I feel I don’t belong in the conversational space on my books’ pages. I don’t read reviews, I don’t answer questions on the page itself (only ones asked on my profile page), so that everyone who engages with my books, no matter your opinion, can do so without fear of me seeing/responding.

Even though I don’t write reviews, I still
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Albert Einstein
“If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.”
Albert Einstein

David Mitchell
“Our lives are not our own. We are bound to others, past and present, and by each crime and every kindness, we birth our future.”
David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas

Neil Gaiman
“Stories may well be lies, but they are good lies that say true things, and which can sometimes pay the rent.”
Neil Gaiman

Virginia Woolf
“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.”
Virginia Woolf, A Room of One's Own

Gloria E. Anzaldúa
“Why am I compelled to write?... Because the world I create in the writing compensates for what the real world does not give me. By writing I put order in the world, give it a handle so I can grasp it. I write because life does not appease my appetites and anger... To become more intimate with myself and you. To discover myself, to preserve myself, to make myself, to achieve self-autonomy. To dispell the myths that I am a mad prophet or a poor suffering soul. To convince myself that I am worthy and that what I have to say is not a pile of shit... Finally I write because I'm scared of writing, but I'm more scared of not writing.”
Gloria Anzaldúa

25x33 Ask Kate Wolford About Writing New Fairy Tales — 30 members — last activity Jul 05, 2013 04:31PM
...June 19, 2013 to June 20, 2013... Not only is my book, Beyond the Glass Slipper, aimed at fairy tale fans and would-be writers of fairy tales, I ha ...more
82820 Ask Anne Lamott - Thursday, December 12th! — 1246 members — last activity Dec 16, 2014 10:21AM
Join us for a special discussion with author Anne Lamott on Thursday, December 12th! Anne will be discussing her latest book, Stitches, a follow up to ...more
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Join us for a special discussion with author Helene Wecker on Tuesday, January 14th! Helene will be discussing her book, The Golem and the Jinni, avai ...more



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