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I’m a voracious reader, which used to get me into a lot of trouble in school. Eventually, I figured out writing stories in class made it look like I was doing actual work, so my teachers left me alone. Since then, writing has worked out way better than algebra ever did. I now write young adult fiction and no one ever tells me to cut it out and pay attention anymore. For my debut fantasy novel, The Shifter, I tapped into my dark side to create a world where healing was dangerous, and those with the best intentions often made the worst choices. I live in Georgia with my husband, four cats and one nervous freshwater eel.

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Janice Hardy I try to think of it as "being stuck" instead of blocked. It's a weird mental shift, but stuck just means I need to figure out something, while block…moreI try to think of it as "being stuck" instead of blocked. It's a weird mental shift, but stuck just means I need to figure out something, while block means I'm prevented from moving forward.

When I do get stuck, I walk away from the keyboard and do other things so my subconscious can work on the problem in the background. Washing my hair helps more often than not. I think it's the mindless activity while massaging the brain that does it. (less)
Janice Hardy I either use places I'm familiar with, or places that fit something about the story. Since I write fantasy ans science fiction, I base my created…moreI either use places I'm familiar with, or places that fit something about the story. Since I write fantasy ans science fiction, I base my created worlds on real places and develop them from there. (less)
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My mind was mine.”
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“Doing whats right is never easy ... You think you're right, but you lose track of what you were trying to do all along and then there's blood and screaming and death.Doing a bad thing for a good end just sours the good.”
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