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)
Robin McElveen Ah! It has to be the chance to get these "clammersome" ideas out of my head and free up more space for common sense thought. XD Seriously, though,…moreAh! It has to be the chance to get these "clammersome" ideas out of my head and free up more space for common sense thought. XD Seriously, though, there are far more ideas in my head than I can afford to keep locked up in there. I want to share them with others who might get some entertainment out of them. (less)
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Summertime Giveaway #3: July 14 - 20, 2019

John and I are excited to bring you this week's giveaway. One of his favorite photography subjects is the sun on the horizon, whether at sunrise or sunset. I think he photographs it wonderfully, but I could be biased. :) Why not read on to see what's in the prize package this week?
Summertime Giveaway #3: The Witch of Blackbird Pond
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I love the setting in this book and how the plot is already setting up for the rest of the stories in the series. Based on this book, I'll give the next one a try as soon as I'm able. I had a tough time getting over some of the grammar issues, but si ...more
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I truly enjoyed this short story I received when I signed up for J.F. Rogers' newsletter. It's a great set-up for the Ariboslia series. How do I know that? I now want to read the rest of the books! :)
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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.”
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