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Jessica Dall

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Jessica Dall finished her first novel at age 15 and been writing ever since. She is the author of such novels as Raining Embers and Off Book, the Broken Line Series, and a number of short stories which have appeared in both literary magazines and anthologies. When not writing, she works as a editor and creative writing teacher in Washington, DC.

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Jessica Dall A lot of times I'm inspired by pictures, honestly. My fantasy series originally came from a picture of the Vatican Library. I thought the building was…moreA lot of times I'm inspired by pictures, honestly. My fantasy series originally came from a picture of the Vatican Library. I thought the building was so lovely that I built an entire world around it. For the Broken Line series, it originally came from a painting by Frank Cowper. But then anything can spark off an idea, it's just if they end up going anywhere.(less)
Jessica Dall I've found that the best way to get past writer's block is to just start writing. Even if I don't have anything to say, I'll sometimes have my charact…moreI've found that the best way to get past writer's block is to just start writing. Even if I don't have anything to say, I'll sometimes have my characters start talking about something (one time it was the main character complaining about how awful the story was up until that point) or write a scene that has nothing to do with the actual story (like sending them couch shopping). Just getting some sense of movement is generally enough to start breaking through writer's block.(less)
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Off Book

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The Copper Witch (The Broke...

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Graven Idols (Order and Cha...

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Grey Areas

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The Paper Masque (The Broke...

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