Yvonne J. Smit

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Yvonne born in the Netherlands is the fifth child of an Accountant and a homemaker. The first four years, she grew up in Weesp, a small picturesque town near Amsterdam. Just before she turned five, her parents decided to relocate their growing family and moved Yvonne with her three sisters and two brothers to the rural village of Doorn in the province of Utrecht.

Creativity has been Yvonne's strength from an early age. As a young child, she would escape into her drawings, stories or express her feelings in music. If it wasn't for the struggle to come to terms with Dyslexia, she would have pursued a career in Journalism.

Dyslexia was not the only obstacle she had to deal with. Growing up in the seventies and eighties there was no internet to
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Yvonne J. Smit I am an Indie writer. I chose to go Indie as my genre crosses over. My books are memoirs written in fiction style, teaching the reader everything…moreI am an Indie writer. I chose to go Indie as my genre crosses over. My books are memoirs written in fiction style, teaching the reader everything about the Paranormal, Occult and all sorts of supernatural ins and outs, including Spirituality and the use of Tarot cards, Palmistry... the lot. I think it is a bit of a risk for a Literary Agent to take on. It is probably too unique, it doesn't fit in a box or follows a trend. Being an Indie writer, I have a certain amount of freedom. Risky, probably but it is what life taught me. If you can do it yourself, let nobody stop you. Go for it! (less)
Yvonne J. Smit I write true stories, my own and of those who inspired me. These stories are unique and it is amazing what real life can throw at you. I haven't…moreI write true stories, my own and of those who inspired me. These stories are unique and it is amazing what real life can throw at you. I haven't experienced writer's block yet and I don't think I will have such a problem. Book 2 is on its way to completion.(less)
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“A camera cannot capture common sense.”
Yvonne J. Smit, The Grey Ones: Book 1 of the Path of the Maiden Series

“Everybody lies. It is a normal natural thing to do. It is a means of protection. The worst ones are those, where the person who made them, has come to believe it himself. Some people do, to protect people they love and some for personal gain.”
Yvonne J. Smit, The Grey Ones: Book 1 of the Path of the Maiden Series

“If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.”
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“Everybody lies. It is a normal natural thing to do. It is a means of protection. The worst ones are those, where the person who made them, has come to believe it himself. Some people do, to protect people they love and some for personal gain.”
Yvonne J. Smit, The Grey Ones: Book 1 of the Path of the Maiden Series

“A camera cannot capture common sense.”
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“Maybe it was his imagination, but a few of the dolls seemed like they had turned in his direction. Staring with painted eyes. Suddenly, sleep seemed impossible.”
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