Darlene Foster

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Darlene Foster dreamt of writing, travelling the world, and meeting interesting people. She also believed in making her dreams come true. It’s no surprise she’s now the award-winning author of Amanda Travels, a children's adventure series about a spunky twelve-year-old who loves to travel to unique places. Readers from seven to seventy enjoy travelling with Amanda as she unravels one mystery after another. A world traveller herself, Darlene spends her time in Vancouver, Canada and the Costa Blanca, in Spain.

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Darlene Foster Yes, I read while Im writing. It inspires me and keeps me going. I believe it keeps the creative juices flowing. I tend to read various genres not…moreYes, I read while I´m writing. It inspires me and keeps me going. I believe it keeps the creative juices flowing. I tend to read various genres not just the one I´m writing in. I write for children so I do like to read what kids are reading now to keep up to date. Thanks for asking!(less)
Darlene Foster I get inspired to write when I travel. Travelling stimulates my creativity by forcing me out of my comfort zone. The new sights, sounds, smells,…moreI get inspired to write when I travel. Travelling stimulates my creativity by forcing me out of my comfort zone. The new sights, sounds, smells, people and culture heighten my awareness. I can't wait to sit down and create a story out of my experiences. (less)
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Lorca Easter Parade

Semana Santa, Holy Week in Spain, is the annual tribute of the Passion of Jesus Christ celebrated by Catholic religious brotherhoods called cofradía and fraternities that perform penance processions on the streets of almost every Spanish city and town during the last week of Lent, the week immediately before Easter. Each place presents a different […]
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