Shayna Krishnasamy

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Shayna Krishnasamy was born and raised in Montreal. She is a writer of literary and young adult fiction and her works have appeared in Geist and The Fiddlehead. Home is her first novel.

Shayna also writes under the pen name Lola Rooney.

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On Daydreaming: A Writer’s Perspective

Remember when you used to be scolded for daydreaming? Dreaming rather than paying attention in class was a real no-no in my elementary school. Daydreaming the afternoon away was also frowned upon when there were chores or homework to be done. To this day, being labelled a “daydreamer” is similar to being called “special”—not exactly a compliment. We’re taught to view this activity as lazy and a... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.39 · 967 ratings · 147 reviews · 11 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Sickroom

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Home

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The Deed of the Monkeys: A ...

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Hide and Seek: A Short Story

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Regan

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The Playhouse: A Short Story

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