Jamie Thomas

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Jamie Thomas began crafting stories in the fourth grade with a tale of a brother and sister who accidentally bring the birds on their hotel wallpaper to life. Even though she ended with the cliched “It was all a dream” gimmick, she still won a regional young writers competition that year, thus beginning a lifelong love affair with the written word.

A certified Language Arts teacher in the state of Washington, Jamie holds a Master’s degree in English Education and did her graduate research in the area of gender equality in high school literary curriculum. Jamie is an avid lover of Victorian novels and poetry, Gothic Romanticism, and feminist literature, as well as epic female-led fantasy and historical fiction. Jamie aims to smash the
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Jamie Thomas I write something. Anything. Even if it's terrible - especially if it's terrible! Writing is rewriting, and revising, and editing, and none of that is…moreI write something. Anything. Even if it's terrible - especially if it's terrible! Writing is rewriting, and revising, and editing, and none of that is possible without having something to work with first. That doesn't mean I do not absolutely cringe at the sight of my own horrible writing and begin editing immediately, because I absolutely do, but first I write. (less)
Jamie Thomas The luminous Lily James was asked this exact question in the delightful film, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. Her reply?

"It's the…more
The luminous Lily James was asked this exact question in the delightful film, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. Her reply?

"It's the perfect job. Indoors, and always near a teapot."

When I told my mother that I rather fancied this description of an author's life, she told me that in my case, it would be more accurate to say "always near a wine bottle." Well, she's not wrong.

I am possessed of a rather overactive imagination; I always have been. As a writer, I am able to bring the things I dream to life in prose, and there is nothing more thrilling for a lifelong lover of the written word. Unfortunately I fear I have far too many stories in my head to ever tell in a single lifetime, but I am having enormous fun trying! (less)
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50 Books, 365 Days

I attempted the Goodreads Challenge for 2019 and failed miserably, due in no small part to the fact that I could not could reading the book I was working on over and over again. Here's hoping I have grown as both a writer and a reader in 2020, because I am determined to read fifty books this year in addition to finishing my second novel.

My first book of the year is Daphne du Maurier's incompar... Read more of this blog post »
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