Joy E. Rancatore

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Joy E. Rancatore writes fiction, nonfiction and everything in between. When she's not doing horrible things to her characters or dreaming up faery creatures and fantastic weapons, she beats her husband at card games, homeschools her two children, snuggles her two stinky dogs and lets her cat, Tolkien, do whatever he wants. They'd prefer to live in Middle-earth or Narnia or Hogwarts or in a galaxy far, far away; but, for now, they live across Lake Pontchartrain from New Orleans.

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Is it tea time where you are? Are you sipping your morning coffee? Even if it’s neither, I invite you to pour yourself a cuppa and join me, Joy E. Rancatore(JER) and authors R J Rodda (RJR) and Audrey Driscoll (AD) as we have a little chat about writing, stories and the release of The Crux Anthology. We are proud to be part of The Crux Crew—16 international authors who contributed to this co...

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R.J. Rodda is starting The Crux Anthology: So excited to finally get my hands on a copy of this. One of my short stories is in it (fulfilling a life-long dream!) but I can’t wait to read the other adventure sci-fi and fantasy stories too! Plus any profits raised go to Compassion International!!!
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“Lock up your libraries if you like; but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind.”
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“That is the problem with governments these days. They want to do things all the time; they are always very busy thinking of what things they can do next. That is not what people want. People want to be left alone to look after their cattle.”
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“There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.”
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“Fantasy is hardly an escape from reality. It's a way of understanding it.”
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