Dawn Metcalf

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Dawn Metcalf

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in Chicago, The United States



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June 2009

The role of Dawn Metcalf will be played by the tall brunette in the off-the-shoulder, floor-length leather straitjacket. Makeup by Clinique, buckles by Jada Pinkett-Smith, hair by Jim Henson's Creature Shop.

I have no good excuse for the way I write. I lived in a normal, loving, suburban home, studied hard, went to college, went to graduate school, got married, had babies, and settled down in northern Connecticut. Despite this wholesome lifestyle, I've been clearly corrupted by fairy tales, puppet visionaries, British humour and graphic novels. As a result, I write dark, quirky, and sometimes humorous speculative fiction.

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(As opposed to a writing tour...) The truth is, you won't find me here. Blogging is so 2012! But, seriously, if you wish to find me when I'm not in the writing cave or speaking at workshops, you can find me on Twitter and Facebook and sometimes Instagram. While I've dabbled in Tumblr and Discord, […]
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(As opposed to a writing tour...) The truth is, you won't find me here. Blogging is so 2012! But, seriously, if you wish to find me when I'm not in th Read more of this blog post »
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“I was born with the Sight, Ink," she said, voice trembling. "So tell me, why were you the first person I'd ever seen from the Twixt?"

They stared at each other. His answer slipped through his lips.

"Because I saw you," he confessed. "And I couldn't look away.”
Dawn Metcalf, Indelible

“You never know how long you have-there might not BE a later-so don't let things go unsaid or unforgiven.”
Dawn Metcalf, Luminous

“The world snapped open.
The world snapped shut.”
Dawn Metcalf, Luminous

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Tenaya Jayne Thanks for the friendship! I love your Ink books.

message 8: by Becca

Becca Thx for adding me! Can't wait to read your current release. Got it last wk and I have to say that it has been * very patient* while waiting for me to finish my current reads list. :) Congrats on your new series too!!!!

Cheryl Landmark Thanks for accepting my friend request, Dawn.

Monique Thank u so much for the friendship;)

William O'Brien Hi Dawn- Thank you for your friendship!
Please visit my website http://www.peteradarkenedfairytale.co.uk
to view a sample page and many other snippets about the book.
Expected release date Feb.
Best wishes, William

message 4: by Sarah

Sarah Thanks for the add! Have a safe and fun holiday!

HellKat ^_~ Courtney Thanks for the friendship!

message 2: by Dawn

Dawn Metcalf Stephanie wrote: "Thanks for finding me on here! :)"

YAY! All the cool people are on this Internet thingie.

Stephanie Thanks for finding me on here! :)

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