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Maria Grazia Swan

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Maria Grazia Swan was born in Italy, but this rolling stone has definitely gathered no moss. She lived in Belgium, France, Germany, in beautiful Orange County, California where she raised her family, and is currently at home in Phoenix, Arizona—but stay tuned for weekly updates of Where in the World is Maria Grazia Swan?

As a young girl, her vivid imagination predestined her to be a writer. She won her first literary award at the age of fourteen while living in Belgium. As a young woman Maria returned to Italy to design for—ooh-la-la—haute couture. Once in the U.S. and after years of concentrating on family, she tackled real estate. These days her time is devoted to her deepest passions: writing and helping people find happiness.

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Maria Grazia Swan AHAH!!! I either pull weeds or go snooping around Goodreads....mille grazie, ciao.
Maria Grazia Swan In my case it's better that chocolate, well, almost. When I write I forget all my troubles. I become the character I'm writing about...I cry and laugh…moreIn my case it's better that chocolate, well, almost. When I write I forget all my troubles. I become the character I'm writing about...I cry and laugh with her...and it's a very liberating process. You have license to kill or to make love... (less)
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Memories of Christmases past

After moving into this home last Spring, I decided this was it…I’m not moving again. When I repeat this promise to my kids, I get a lot of eye rolls and “You said that about the last house.” And they’re right, but I know in my heart, this is it; my forever home.


 



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Maria Swan Peg wrote: "Thank you for your Goodreads friendship, Maria."

Thank you Peg


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Maria Swan Savannah wrote: "Maria,
Thank you for the friendship.
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Absolutely, following your lead.


Savannah Maria,
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