Rachel Sandell

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Writer of the mythical and magical, Rachel Sandell is a resident of Washington State and has been writing all her life. When she isn't reading, writing, or blogging about her favorite YA fantasy reads, she can often be found snuggled in a blanket, eating chocolate and watching movies with family.

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Rachel Sandell The best way for me to deal with writer's block is to take a break and read a book that has inspired me. This gets me excited about writing again and…moreThe best way for me to deal with writer's block is to take a break and read a book that has inspired me. This gets me excited about writing again and returning to my own projects. After that, all that's left is to get back into the story!(less)
Rachel Sandell I've got to say that the best thing about being a writer is the feeling of building something, whole worlds, from the ground up. It's such a…moreI've got to say that the best thing about being a writer is the feeling of building something, whole worlds, from the ground up. It's such a satisfying accomplishment, and it only gets better when other people experience what I've built and feel that same satisfaction.(less)
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Writing Advice from the Greats

What a fine day for random writing advice from amazing authors! If you’re having trouble focusing on your NaNoWriMo project and want some inspiration (or just a distraction), I’ve got you! For no particular reason, I want to share with you some advice/inspiration for writing terribly, writing description, and writing speculative fiction.


Why these three topics?


Why not, I say!


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King of Scars (Nikolai Duology, #1)
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Blood Heir by Amélie Wen Zhao
"I received this ARC n return for an honest review.

Review: I had no clue what book I was asking for back in January, but I quickly learned in the next few days what a rare find I had. Let me start at the beginning, if you will. The first full day (..." Read more of this review »
Gloria and the Angel by Rebecca F. Kenney
"Cute!

Always a fan of Kenney’s work. If you loved the Korrigan series, you need to read this short to explore more of this world and one of its best characters."
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Anne Du Lac and the King's Birthright by Lon Torman
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The Magic Within by Heather Hayden
"Halloween is here! In this collection of new tales, witches come in all shapes and sizes – young and old, male and female, competent and undisciplined – and none wear black pointy hats or ride broomsticks. Each story arc is carefully plotted out,..." Read more of this review »
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The Hypnotists by Gordon Korman
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This is a quick, fun read, perfect for middle grade and young readers! There is a lot of creative thought behind the idea of "mesmerizing," and the stakes are high enough to keep me invested.
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This is a quick, fun read, perfect for middle grade and young readers! There is a lot of creative thought behind the idea of "mesmerizing," and the stakes are high enough to keep me invested.
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Not Even Bones by Rebecca Schaeffer
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