Robin McElveen

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Robin McElveen is the author of the Children of Y'Dahnndrya, a new fantasy series. Often described as crazy, quirky, eccentric, and just plain weird, she counts these labels an honor and wears them proudly.

The Children of Y'Dahnndrya series began as an idea adrift on a foggy sea of home-school busyness in October of 2016. NaNoWriMo was a new idea she wanted to try to encourage her girls to write more and have fun doing it. She joined in whole-heartedly and ended up having more fun than her girls! And so the very raw product, Ripples, was revised and refined, until at last it began to take shape as her first true novel.

Every experience shapes our worldview and for Robin, there is no exception. Some of her past "jobs" include military spouse
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Robin McElveen I deal with writer's block in several ways. 1. Read a book in my chosen genre. 2. Critique someone else's work. 3. Surf the web for inspiring music…moreI deal with writer's block in several ways. 1. Read a book in my chosen genre. 2. Critique someone else's work. 3. Surf the web for inspiring music and images. 4. Encourage someone else who's struggling. 5. Talk to fellow writers about the troublesome part. 6. Create some kind of art related to the current WIP. 7. And as a last resort, I do something totally unrelated but equally creative like sewing or playing music. (less)
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Welcome back to the third session of my interview with indie author Elizabeth D. Marie. We've been discussing her writing with a focus on her newest series of fairy tale retellings: the "Crown of Stars" series. Today, I'm highlighting book three in the series, "Finding Mera."
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I never know what to expect when I open the cover of a medieval romance. Some are only about the passion between two people. This one gave me so much more.

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Such a cozy read! I really enjoyed how the author told this tale, keeping it sweet but also leaving enough room for questions about what would happen next. My favorite character is probably the business tycoon that shows up later in the tale. Of the ...more
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This was an interesting tale. The heroine has an interesting personality and drive. The hero has chosen an equally interesting career path. Considering the time period, I love how this was woven into the story. I've never read a historical romance ab ...more
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More of Robin's books…
Dr. Seuss
“I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.”
Dr. Seuss

Natalie Babbitt
“Don't be afraid of death; be afraid of an unlived life. You don't have to live forever, you just have to live.”
Natalie Babbitt, Tuck Everlasting

Robert Louis Stevenson
“Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.”
Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Frost
“Freedom lies in being bold.”
Robert Frost

Plato
“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.”
Plato

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