Elizabeth Isaacs

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Elizabeth Isaacs is an author, teacher, and publishing professional who began her career as a national presenter for Resource Profiles, where she developed teacher seminars designed to foster creative brain stimulation. Moving into formal education, she helped at-risk students improve their writing skills as well as created and implemented a creative writing/blogging program that centered on teaching the 21st-century learner. Works stemming from this initiative were published online and seen in over 40 countries.

Elizabeth receives invitations to speak nationwide at schools and book clubs. She runs the popular author group, Writers Etc., which helps bridge the gap between the publishing and film industry. The writer support group promotes an
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Elizabeth Isaacs So sorry I haven't responded, but I just now saw this question! Seriously have to change my Goodreads email updates. :-)
I do have a new series coming…more
So sorry I haven't responded, but I just now saw this question! Seriously have to change my Goodreads email updates. :-)
I do have a new series coming out in 2018! The first book is entitled The Scythian Trials and is an adult romance about a Society that values equality above all else. Ove the millennia, this caused Scythians to evolve into a new species--one that is stronger, more intelligent, and able to live longer than other humans. Fiercely protective, they have managed to safeguard humanity from itself, until now.

I'm working on the second book now, and, of course, I've been tinkering with the new Kailmeyra spin-off fantasy series about the new Guardians of Earth, which takes place when the twins are grown. :-)

Feel free to join the Isaacs Society on Facebook if you'd like the inside scoop! I'd love to see you there! https://www.facebook.com/groups/isaac...(less)
Elizabeth Isaacs Hi Nicole,
That one's a hard one to answer, but I'd have to say my favorite books the Harry Potter series. I also love anything Maya Angelou, CS Lewis…more
Hi Nicole,
That one's a hard one to answer, but I'd have to say my favorite books the Harry Potter series. I also love anything Maya Angelou, CS Lewis, and The Thomas Covenant series (an oldy but goody!). When it comes to all things romance, you can't get better than Lisa Kleypas (love her wallflower series). But lately, I've been on an indie kick and have been reading Amy Bartol, Abbi Glines, Jennifer Armentrout, Hope Collier and Mindy Ruiz (which are mainly contemporary YA).

Thanks so much for asking! :-) (less)
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“I've always believed that you must be able to appreciate the things that people can give you, and forgive them for the things they can't.”
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Promod Sharma Thanks for connecting.


message 37: by Dale

Dale Thele Elizabeth, thanx for accepting my friend request :)


message 36: by Sarah

Sarah Hi, thank you for the friend request! (=


message 35: by Dean

Dean Blake Hi Elizabeth, thanks for the add. Awesome that you've decided to leave the closet and share your work with the world.


message 34: by Selena

Selena Blake Thanks for the follow. Happy Reading!


Laura's Book Addiction Thanks for the add! If you on facebook please if you want to check out my YA page for reviews and cover reveals & YA book info :-)

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message 32: by Amber

Amber Hughes Thanks for the invite Elizabeth! :-)


Elizabeth Isaacs Bridget wrote: "Thanks so much for the friend request, Elizabeth. Merry Christmas!"
Back at ya! :-D


message 30: by Bridget

Bridget Bowers Thanks so much for the friend request, Elizabeth. Merry Christmas!


Elizabeth Isaacs Rachael wrote: "Hey Elizabeth, thanks for the friend add, nice to meet you! :)"

Back at ya! I love being able to add twitter friends. Makes life so much easier! :-D


message 28: by Rachael

Rachael Wade Hey Elizabeth, thanks for the friend add, nice to meet you! :)


Charlotte Liebel Thank you for your friendship, Elizabeth. I marvel at all the activities you embrace and look forward to reading you.

~Charlotte


Elizabeth Isaacs Now you've just made my day! Feel free to join our writer group (I'm going to really start it back up after Keepers is off to editing on the 21st). We've all been busy publishing. What a great problem to have!

And I love that you are starting to write!

Group's name: Chirenjenzie
http://www.goodreads.com/group/show/3...


Mirielys Perez Elizabeth,

I can not express what joy your friend request on Goodreads has given me this morning. First, I want to say how much I enjoyed The Light of Asteria, it was a very good read and I can not wait to read the next one. You and other great writers I have stumbled upon this year have given me the inspiration to start writing as well. Thank you for your wonderful work and I really look forward to reading all of your future projects.

A new fan,
Miry


message 24: by Stacy

Stacy Eaton Elizabeth - Thank you for your friendship!


Elizabeth Isaacs Elizabeth wrote: "Hi Elizabeth! Thanks so much for the request. How are you? What books do you recommend?"
So sorry I haven't replied back. I forget sometimes to scroll down. :-D

I've been writing so much lately that it's left little time to read new material, so I go back to my roots. Right now, I'm re-reading Narnia, and I love JK Rowling (although I wish she'd write something else :-) On the romance side, I like "9 rules to break when romancing a Rake", but the other two in the series were a major disappointment to me. *sigh* I'm also thumbing through Stephen Colbert's I am America and So Can You. It's a silly read, but good for a pick-em-up-and-put-em-down few page quickie :-D

So sorry I haven't replied before now, but thanks for asking! What about you? What are you reading?


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message 21: by Erin

Erin Jamison Thanks for being my friend. What books are you reading right now?


Elizabeth Kolodziej Hi Elizabeth! Thanks so much for the request. How are you? What books do you recommend?


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Thomas Amo hi Elizabeth thank you for requesting me as a friend. Look forward to reading you.
Cheers Tom


message 18: by Cheryl

Cheryl Landmark Hi, Elizabeth:

Thanks for accepting my friend request.


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Malithi thanks for adding me


Elizabeth Isaacs Misha wrote: "Hi Elizabeth!Thanks for adding me! The Light of Asteria seems amazing and there are such great reviews too! I have added it to my TBR."

Yaaay! you've made my day!


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Misha Mathew Hi Elizabeth!Thanks for adding me! The Light of Asteria seems amazing and there are such great reviews too! I have added it to my TBR.


Elizabeth Isaacs Stacy wrote: "Hi Elizabeth, thanks for adding me as a friend! Will look forward to reading more about your work."

So nice to meet you! Hey, if you need a new group, you should join chirenjenzie. There are a lot of great writers, bloggers and just all round fun people there! Looking forward to get to you know you!
Elizabeth


message 13: by Stacy

Stacy Juba Hi Elizabeth, thanks for adding me as a friend! Will look forward to reading more about your work.


Elizabeth Isaacs Anytime! :-)


message 11: by Beth

Beth Hi Elizabeth,
Thanks for befriending this fellow Goodreads author!


Elizabeth Isaacs Jaree wrote: "What's going on

- Jay"


Working on the sequel. I just went to amazon and pressed your button (sound wrong, I know:-). What on earth does that do? Give you world domination? If it does, remember your GR friends!
What's going on with you?


message 9: by Jaree

Jaree Francis What's going on

- Jay


Elizabeth Isaacs I just found the most wonderful site on twitter, and I had to share. It is a company that takes recycled books and makes purses out of them. What's even better, though, is that they also make glass buttons out of the text. It's nerd fashion heaven! Here is the site:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/spoonfulofch...
Happy shopping!
Elizabeth


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Lori Thank you for visiting my virtual bday party! would love to share a bottle of wine with you! I hope you have a wonderful night!!

Lori


Elizabeth Isaacs New Blog Post! Write, shovel, repeat...write, shovel, repeat. www.thelightofasteria.blogspot.com


Elizabeth Isaacs Thanks to all who came to the book signing! We had over 100 people there, and Joe-Beth books said that they hadn't had a turnout like that in a while. The shoe-string summer book tour is underway, and I should have the dates out for that soon. Looks like we're hitting Tennessee, Kentucky, Indiana, and Illinois. If you have something you'd like me to add, please let me know and if I can I'll squeeze it in.
Take care,
Elizabeth


Elizabeth Isaacs Thanks! You've made my day!


message 3: by C.

C. Have you been on Amazon today? The Light of Asteria just got another excellent, random review. I told you, people are lovin it. You've got to have faith baby!


Elizabeth Isaacs your most welcome, and your book looks great! I added my name to the pay it forward site, and so I'm amazoning it tonight...may as well pick up your book too! I'd love to get your thoughts on iuniverse. Did you have a good experience working with them?


Bradley Thank you for adding me as a friend. =)

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