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Vanessa Morgan

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Vanessa Morgan is an author, screenwriter, and blogger. Two of her works, The Strangers Outside and A Good Man, have been turned into films. Her short film script Next to Her is currently in pre-production. When she's not working on her latest book, you can find her reading, watching horror movies, digging through flea markets, or photographing felines for her blog Traveling Cats.

"Vanessa Morgan has the gift of pacing and spookiness" - Scott Nicholson, author of They Hunger and The Farm

"A startling new voice in horror" - Lucky McKee, director of May and The Woods

Offscreen Film Festival 2020

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This year, I've been once again part of the programming team for the Offscreen Film Festival , which takes place in Brussels between March 4th and March 22nd. My 'babies' for this edition are the beach movies, the premieres, and the Jeff Lieberman retrospective. Check out the program and participate in the Rafflecopter below to win free tickets to the movie of your choice:
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Avalon: A Heartwarming True...

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Drowned Sorrow

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The Strangers Outside

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A Good Man

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GPS with Benefits

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The Gateway to Danger is, for the most part, a five-star book. It's an enjoyable read with fun characters, and you learn a lot about e-commerce in a casual and entertaining way. But then there are some chapters that focus on bringing across a Christi ...more
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Snack Van is a novel filled with good pacing and lots of variation. I particularly loved the writing; the super short sentences gave you the impression to be inside the characters' minds but was nevertheless creative in its execution. The characters ...more
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Those Were Not Love Letters But Still I Fell in Love by Arriah Kiprujistho
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These Are Not Love Letters tells the story of a young girl who choses her career over her boyfriend and then realizes she has made the biggest mistake of her life. As she attempts to move on, she starts receiving anonymous letters that make her feel ...more
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I Once Was Lost, But Now I'm Found by Laura Koerber
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I Once Was Lost is the true account of the Olympic Animal Sanctuary (OAS) in Forks, USA. The OAS did everything an animal sanctuary isn't supposed to do (dog hoarding; not having enough funds and volunteers to exercise, feed and take care of the dogs ...more
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Angels and Elves by William         Collins
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This novel just didn't work for me. This may be due to the fact that the many characters all blended into each other and that it was hard to keep track of the weird-sounding locations and names. Or maybe it's because I haven't read the first books in ...more
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Raccoons and Rabbit Holes by Loralee Evans
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What a cute children's book! There was a nice flow to the writing, which made this story about time travel easy to read. The raccoon with human traits reminded me of the niffler from Fantastic Beasts - adorable. It's educational as well since it teac ...more
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message 29: by Melanie

Melanie Nowak Thanks for the friendship! I hope you'll add my ALMOST HUMAN series to your "want to read" list - my venomous vampires love new blood! You can check out free chapters on my website at:
Nice to meet you :-)

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message 28: by Lori

Lori Hi Vanessa, thanks for the friend request! :)


Kelly/yllektra Thanks for adding me! :)

Jillian Peery Thanks for the add, Vanessa!

message 25: by Sarah

Sarah Hi Vanessa. Thanks for the add :)

message 24: by Ed

Ed Rambeau Thanks for accepting my friend request, Vanessa. You seem like an interesting person, as well as an accomplished author yourself, so feel free to tell me more about yourself. I, myself, am a singer/songwriter/actor who has recently turned author. My 2 top ten recordings were CONCRETE & CLAY (as a singer) and NAVY BLUE (as a writer)...both in the early 1960's. My first novel is an unusual murder mystery entitled: FORBIDDEN STEPS.

Regards, and have a great day, Ed

message 23: by William

William O'Brien Hi- Just to let you know...
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Best wishes, William

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message 21: by Karin

Karin Kaufman Belated thanks for adding me, Vanessa!

message 20: by Cheryl

Cheryl Landmark Thanks for accepting my friend request, Vanessa. I've marked your book "Drowned Sorrow" to read and look forward to reading it.

message 19: by Monisa

Monisa Ahmed i see that u like animals very much...good!

message 18: by Monisa

Monisa Ahmed hi Vanessa, i wish you good luck in your career...

message 17: by William

William O'Brien Hi Vanessa- thank you for your friendship-

message 16: by Roxanne

Roxanne Hi Vanessa. Great to meet you!

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Rosemary Hi, Vanessa. Sounds like your novel would be perfect for a chilly October evening. Happy reading and writing!

message 13: by Pamela

Pamela Hi Vanessa,
Thanks for adding me as a friend!

Christine Hi Vanessa, stopped by to see what's new on your page. Have a great week.
Blessings CJ
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message 11: by Maria

Maria Dear Vanessa,

It would be my honor to be as your friend.
Thanks for adding me.


message 10: by Dylan

Dylan Hi Vanessa; thanks for the add. Have a great week.

message 9: by Maria

Maria Hi Vanessa, thanks for the friend request!

message 8: by Saleh

Saleh Hi.What We Talk About When We Talk About Love?PLZ Answer The Question In My Profile.

message 7: by Liane

Liane Spicer Hi Vanessa,
Thank you for the friendship - I'm always happy to meet another author!

Jeannie Faulkner Barber Hi Vanessa and thanks so much for the friendship. I'm so impressed with your bio!

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Ilyn Ross Hello Vanessa,

How are you? Thank you for being my friend. Good fortune on Drowned Sorrow. I wish you all the best.

Please visit these groups when you have a chance: Happy & Brainy Group, To the Glory of Man, Reason Reigns, and Goodreads Tea Party. Have a marvelous weekend. Warmest regards.

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Lisa Thank you for your friendship, Vanessa.

Bradley Hello Vanessa, thank you for adding me as a friend. =)

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Rowena Thank you very much for adding me Rowena Cherry as a friend.

I look forward to getting to know you better.

Rowena Cherry

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Beth Hi Vanessa,
Thanks for befriending this fellow Goodreads author!

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