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Holly Lynn Payne

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Holly Lynn Payne is the CEO and founder of Booxby, and an internationally published novelist in eleven countries whose work has been translated into nine languages. In 2008, she founded Skywriter Books, an award-winning small press, publishing consultancy and writing coaching service. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her daughter and has served the literary community as a producer for Litquake.

When she’s not leading a tech startup, writing or coaching other writers, she enjoys getting dirty on a mountain bike and studying integrative and holistic medicine. In 2013, she earned a master’s certification in intuition medicine and is licensed to practice Intuition Medicine in California.

Payne has served on the faculty of the Academy
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Confessions of a Cell Phone Addict: And a Cure

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I’ve just emerged from 94 hours unplugged at a hilltop monastery off the coast of Big Sur, California. Last year, I did the same thing but for different reasons. My friends thought I was nuts. I told them I needed to unplug, sleep, write and think. I didn’t go for vespers, prayer, or any service. I’m not even Catholic; however, I had a confession: I am addicted...

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“Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.”
Rumi, Masnavi i Man'avi, the spiritual couplets of Maula

“The only mistake you have made is asking the wrong question. It isn't about what you did wrong. It's what you have not yet done.”
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“I was afraid of the dance once, too. But I learned to embrace it and the mistakes I would make. Do not turn away from your fear. Turn toward love instead.”
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“The dance had distilled her and she had become one with the essence of all that is.”
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“Be willing to turn your attention to that which serves you.”
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Kalvinder Hey Holly,

Compliments of the season to you and family. How are you?

Kalvinder


Martha Is this really you??? Your picture is gorgeous! Must be married life, huh???

Miss you, Holly.

Happy holidays. Hope to see you in '09...

fondly,
martha


message 3: by Molly

Molly Holly, how the heck are ya? It's been a coon's age - we need to catch up! Thanks for inviting me on this site. I am def in need of a good new read.


message 2: by Holly

Holly Hi Drew! So good to hear from you. This is a great site. I have to post some books -- the problem is there's sooo many great ones! The new book is due in late May. Let's have our lunch soon and catch up.


message 1: by Drew

Drew Pearce Thanks for introducing me to Goodreads, Holly. Cool site. How are you? How's the new book coming?


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