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Kristin Ward has loved writing since middle school but took thirty years to do something serious with it. The result is her Best Indie Book Award-winning YA novel, After the Green Withered, followed by the sequel, Burden of Truth. In her YA SciFi-Fantasy, Rise of Gaia, Kristin intertwines her environmental passions with fantasy elements, creating a world that holds a secret deep within its heart.

She lives in a small town in Connecticut with her husband, three sons, and many furry and feathered friends. A SciFi geek to the core, she is fueled by dark chocolate and coffee and can be heard quoting eighties movies on a regular basis.

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Kristin Ward I am not sure that I have truly experienced writer’s block. What I have experienced is writer’s procrastination. I may sit down and write a few…more I am not sure that I have truly experienced writer’s block. What I have experienced is writer’s procrastination. I may sit down and write a few hundred words and find myself becoming distracted. At that point I will often fall into the Internet rabbit hole under the guise of research. I’m really good at wasting a lot of time!(less)
Kristin Ward I would love to go to the world of Harry Potter and shop in Diagon Alley!
Average rating: 4.11 · 165 ratings · 115 reviews · 4 distinct worksSimilar authors
After the Green Withered

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Burden of Truth

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After the Green Withered by Kristin  Ward
" I'm thrilled to hear that you enjoyed After the Green Withered, Riya! Meeting you and talking about books and writing was so much fun! Happy ...more "
After the Green Withered by Kristin  Ward
"I really liked this book and how the world was created. I feel like it is very inspiring and tells us that we need to take action before our world ends up like this. I actually got to meet the author at school which was very cool. We chatted with..." Read more of this review »
Kristin Ward added a status update: I'm so excited to be working on my next novel! I am toying with the idea of turning this into a trilogy as the YA science fiction story that I am telling spans multiple lifetimes. Check out future newsletters for updates!
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I'm glad I stuck with the series but, like the previous books, the story and characters didn't quite hit the mark for me. There are many clever sci-fi elements throughout the series but I feel like the relationships are too jumbled and shallow.
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“The woods are lovely, dark and deep.But I have promises to keep,And miles to go before I sleepAnd miles to go before I sleep.”
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