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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 satisfyin…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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Critique partners are important. Sometimes as writers, we get so involved with our own work that we can’t see what’s not working. Or, we think that some aspects of the story will never work, and it turns out that those moments are the strongest. If we have our noses too close to the page, how are we supposed to see the bigger picture?





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Like I say all the time, I don't usually read romance, but everything about this book hits just right. I love Cath and Levi. They work so well together! And honestly, reading about Cath's adventures writing and balancing it with her daily college lif ...more
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The Art of Subtext by Charles Baxter
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This book is everything I needed. Baxter breaks down how subtext works, where it does and doesn't fit, and examples of subtext in writing from fiction to poetry. Reading this book was an absolute delight, and even though it's short, it has fantastic ...more
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I could reread this book again and again! This is one of my favorite writing craft books. It's helpful, imaginative, and full of great examples for the blossoming writer and the experienced writer alike.
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How the King of Elfhame Learned to Hate Stories by Holly Black
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Beloved by Toni Morrison
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Beautiful, heartbreaking, and raw, Beloved is an experience I'll never forget. There is so much weight to this story. Toni Morrison is an amazing writer, and I highly recommend this book to...well, to everyone!
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Fullmetal Alchemist, Vol. 12 by Hiromu Arakawa
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