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Janet Fox

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Author of award-winning fiction and non-fiction for middle grade and young adult readers. My upcoming middle grade novel is a companion novel to The Charmed Children, and features a refugee from Nazi Germany and a magical watch. My picture book debut, VOLCANO DREAMS, launches in September 2018.

Published books:
"Get Organized Without Losing It" (middle grade, Free Spirit Publishing, 2017, new edition)
"Faithful" (young adult, Penguin/Speak, 2010)
"Forgiven" (young adult, Speak, 2011)
"Sirens" - (young adult, Speak 2012)
"The Charmed Children of Rookskill Castle" - (middle grade, Viking, 2016)
"Volcano Dreams" - picture book, Web of Life Books, September 2018
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Janet Fox Hi Richard! Thanks so much! I did a lot of research. I wanted those portions of the book that were historical to be accurate. As for the ending, I del…moreHi Richard! Thanks so much! I did a lot of research. I wanted those portions of the book that were historical to be accurate. As for the ending, I deliberately left it open to possibility, although at the moment I have no sequel written. We'll see!(less)
Janet Fox Hi Laurel! First, thanks so much for reading Faithful and I'm so happy you're enjoying it! I had to smile when I read your question, because when that…moreHi Laurel! First, thanks so much for reading Faithful and I'm so happy you're enjoying it! I had to smile when I read your question, because when that cover first came to me, I asked my editor if there was any way to change the dress so that it looked more appropriate for the period. While I love the cover for other reasons, that dress has always bothered me. You're right - not only does it not look historical, it would have been highly inappropriate (not to mention cold!)
One of the things an author with a traditional publisher has no control over is the cover.
That said, I hope what you find inside is fun and enjoyable!
Cheers and happy reading - Janet(less)
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Final Hot Tip: The Bad Guy (Antagonist) Thinks He’s Good

We’ve reached the end of my short hot writing tips for cold nights (even though those cold nights are still with us, here in Montana at any rate). Today I want to present a final hot writing tip – about the antagonist.

Opposites Attract

Protagonists in stories need counterbalancing. They need opposing forces, obstacles, difficulties. Why? Because we all contend with difficulties in life, and the pri

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“I know a place on this Earth that contains wonders enough to stop the breath. A place where the very rocks whisper and whine, where the rivers boil and the snow-studded peaks thrust into a bowl of blue; where great shaggy beasts press the earth with cloven hooves or threaten with claw and fang; where new life and lurking death coexist in the shallows of varicolored pools.”
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“And when I shed my old skin, what soft and tender flesh did I expose?”
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Janet Karen wrote: "Hello Janet. Great to meet you in here! Your young adult books sound amazing! Have a lovely day.


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Thanks so much, Karen! All best wishes - Janet


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Karen Malena Hello Janet. Great to meet you in here! Your young adult books sound amazing! Have a lovely day.


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