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Holly L. Niner

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I grew up in Newburgh, New York where I could often be found reading a book under the weeping willow tree. In elementary school, a friend and I picked our library books together, so that we could trade books half way through the week otherwise I would run out of things to read. I loved to read mysteries, historical fiction, about everyday people and even poetry!

While I loved to read, I did not always write stories. In college I studied to be a Speech Therapist and I continue to provide speech therapy services in nursing homes. However, as I read books to my children, I realized that I wanted to write stories that children would love. So I took a writing course and began to learn about the craft of writing and the business of publishing. The
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Time flies

My last blog post was before Thanksgiving. I can’t believe how many months have passed since then. I’m not always as disciplined in my writing endeavors as I’d like to be. While I was working on stories and other things authors do, I failed to continue weekly blog posts.

Sometimes life gets in the way! There were highs and lows, but the biggest high came on December 24th when our first grandchild,

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