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A.J. Vrana

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A. J. Vrana is a Serbian-Canadian academic and writer currently residing in Toronto, Canada with her two rescue cats, Moonstone and Peanut Butter. Her doctoral research focuses on the supernatural in modern Japanese and former-Yugoslavian literature and its relationship to violence. When not toiling away at caffeine-fueled, scholarly pursuits, she enjoys jewelry-making, cupcakes, and concocting dark tales to unleash upon the world.

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A.J. Vrana It depends on the cause. Sometimes, I just have to tough it out and put words on the page. I find going back and reading what I've written really…moreIt depends on the cause. Sometimes, I just have to tough it out and put words on the page. I find going back and reading what I've written really helps put me in the flow of things. Other times, I need a break. I try very hard not to feel like I need to be motivated and brimming with creative energy all the time.

Another trick I like to use is to pick a new word I've never used before. I write a sentence with that word, then I try to write a scene around that sentence. With the scene completed, I will try to find a way to fit that scene into my novel and tie it to the overall story. (less)
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