Wendy S. Swore

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Wendy S Swore farms on the Sho-Ban reservation where her corn maze and pumpkin patch is home to her five kids, two dogs, two geese, seven peacocks, eleven ducks, nineteen cats, and two hundred thirty seven chickens. She farms in the summers, writes in the winters, and would rather chew her leg off than eat something spicy.

Rep'd by Stacey Glick, Member SCBWI, Her debut novel, A Monster Like Me, comes out in March 2019.
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Wendy S. Swore I was bullied pretty heavily as a kid because of the blood tumor on my face and other things. For example, I had a preschool teacher tell the class I …moreI was bullied pretty heavily as a kid because of the blood tumor on my face and other things. For example, I had a preschool teacher tell the class I had the mark of the devil, and when I was shopping with my mom, a lady with teenagers pointed and said, "Hey look kids, that kid doesn't need a halloween costume--she's already got one."

I like to ask "What if" questions when I write. A Monster Like Me was born because I wondered, what if I believed the people who called me a monster?(less)
Wendy S. Swore My next book is called The Wish and The Peacock. More details to come on that soon.
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Chapter Read alouds  Shadow Mountain Publishing has given permission for Wendy to read chapters from The Wish And The Peacock online for FREE for everyone who is stuck in quarantine! These chapters will ONLY be up until June 30th 2020, so be sure to watch them before then.
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“Sometimes writing everyday is like pulling teeth, painful, but necessary.”
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What is your favorite story in the YA paranormal anthology Transcendent: Tales of the Paranormal

"Strike" by Wendy Swore and Rita Webb
 
  3 votes, 42.9%

"Feather" by Rita Webb
 
  2 votes, 28.6%

"Seduction of a Siren" by Lani Woodland and Melonie Piper
 
  1 vote, 14.3%

"Shadows of Promise" by Heather McCubbin
 
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"Spectre" by Wendy Swore
 
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"Pumpkin Thief" by Evan Joseph
 
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"Ryan's Wish" by Melanie Marks
 
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"Kiss of Death" by Lani Woodland and Melonie Piper
 
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message 9: by Wendy

Wendy Nasuesue wrote: "Wow! You have a lot of friends! Are some okay for me? MMMMMOOOMMMM?!"

Um, nope. Not unless I know them in real life. Makani is cool though, you can visit with her. ;)


Nasuesue Wow! You have a lot of friends! Are some okay for me? MMMMMOOOMMMM?!


Stephanie Skeem Wendy,

Thanks! You're too sweet. I don't know. You're bio is pretty cool. Slaving away on the family truck looks pretty impressive to me. I'm terrible when it comes to those sort of things. :)

Nice to meet you too.
Steph.


message 6: by Wendy

Wendy Steph,
Your bio had me rolling. I've decided mine is entirely too straight laced. Maybe after NaNo I'll think of something a little different. The kids were most impressed by your shadow hoola-hooping too. You are one talented gal!

Nice to meet you by the by.
Wendy


Stephanie Skeem Love your quotes. Thanks for the add.
*Steph*


message 4: by Wendy

Wendy http://www.goodreads.com/group/show/1...

Michele, You need to join On FIction Writing here on Goodreads. That is the link. THey are a funny/charming/sometimes crass but always good hearted group of people that love to write. I have learned mountains of good things there.


Ellen Sara I do! Thanks! I'Il send it along as soon as we're done! :)


message 2: by Wendy

Wendy Michele wrote: "I'm still blown away by your writing! I'm very lucky you were in my critique group. After we finish the second draft of the story would you like to be a reader?"

Absolutally. Seriously. Lots of other ly's. I loved the premise and I'd buy the book. Getting to read it early is icing on the cake. You have my email, I think.


Ellen Sara I'm still blown away by your writing! I'm very lucky you were in my critique group. After we finish the second draft of the story would you like to be a reader?


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