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Wendy Swore

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Wendy's summers are spent working (AKA slaving away) on the family truck farm along with her husband and their five young children. After the sweet-corn harvest, thousands of people come to learn about agriculture in her educational corn maze and farm tours.

Wendy sneaks writing/editing time into her life everyday year round, and twice as much in the winter when farming is over.

Two of her short stories are available as free downloads in MENAGE-A-20, and another in UNLOCKED, TEN KEY TALES.

"An avid reader myself, I hope you enjoy my stories."

 My friend, Jessica Day George, was presenting at a local elementary (Gate City) and we treated her to dinner while she treated us to some writing tips.

She is super talented and writes middle grade & YA. She spilled the beans about her meanest teacher ever and how she decided to become a writer!

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“Sometimes writing everyday is like pulling teeth, painful, but necessary.”
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What is your favorite story in the YA paranormal anthology Transcendent: Tales of the Paranormal

"Strike" by Wendy Swore and Rita Webb
 
  3 votes, 37.5%

"Feather" by Rita Webb
 
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"Seduction of a Siren" by Lani Woodland and Melonie Piper
 
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"Pumpkin Thief" by Evan Joseph
 
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"Spectre" by Wendy Swore
 
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message 9: by Wendy

Wendy Nasuesue wrote: "Wow! You have a lot of friends! Are some okay for me? MMMMMOOOMMMM?!"

Um, nope. Not unless I know them in real life. Makani is cool though, you can visit with her. ;)


Nasuesue Wow! You have a lot of friends! Are some okay for me? MMMMMOOOMMMM?!


Stephanie Skeem Wendy,

Thanks! You're too sweet. I don't know. You're bio is pretty cool. Slaving away on the family truck looks pretty impressive to me. I'm terrible when it comes to those sort of things. :)

Nice to meet you too.
Steph.


message 6: by Wendy

Wendy Steph,
Your bio had me rolling. I've decided mine is entirely too straight laced. Maybe after NaNo I'll think of something a little different. The kids were most impressed by your shadow hoola-hooping too. You are one talented gal!

Nice to meet you by the by.
Wendy


Stephanie Skeem Love your quotes. Thanks for the add.
*Steph*


message 4: by Wendy

Wendy http://www.goodreads.com/group/show/1...

Michele, You need to join On FIction Writing here on Goodreads. That is the link. THey are a funny/charming/sometimes crass but always good hearted group of people that love to write. I have learned mountains of good things there.


Ellen Sara I do! Thanks! I'Il send it along as soon as we're done! :)


message 2: by Wendy

Wendy Michele wrote: "I'm still blown away by your writing! I'm very lucky you were in my critique group. After we finish the second draft of the story would you like to be a reader?"

Absolutally. Seriously. Lots of other ly's. I loved the premise and I'd buy the book. Getting to read it early is icing on the cake. You have my email, I think.


Ellen Sara I'm still blown away by your writing! I'm very lucky you were in my critique group. After we finish the second draft of the story would you like to be a reader?


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