Mette Ivie Harrison

Mette Ivie Harrison




My name is pronounced "Metty" like my mother's "Betty." It is Danish, and we were all named after ancestors. I guess by the time they got to number nine (out of eleven), it was getting tricky. So I got the funny Danish name no one knew how to prounounce. In Denmark, it should be "meta" like "metaphysical." It's from the Greek for "pearl." And no, it's not short for anything. Not even Mediterannean.

My first book, THE MONSTER IN ME was accepted for publication in 1999 and was published in 2002. My second book, MIRA, MIRROR was published in 2004. The latest book, THE PRINCESS AND THE HOUND , was published in 2007. A sequel, THE PRINCESS AND THE BEAR, came out in April of 2009.

I now live in Utah with my husband and 5 children, ages 5 to 14. I

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One of the things I repeat most frequently to beginning authors is that they need to let a manuscript go and start a new one. But I know it can be really hard to let go of a book. Why? Because there are so many favorite lines that you’ve perfected, so many great dialog scenes, such perfect worldbuilding, such a great magical system, and all those characters you love so much you want to spend yo... Read more of this blog post »
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Mira, Mirror

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“My point is that when you fall in love it's with a real person with flaws. Not with a perfect character from a fairy tale.”
Mette Ivie Harrison, Tris & Izzie

“Be classy, if you must say anything at all. I think silence is very classy.”
Mette Ivie Harrison

“You will find yourself, as he did. But that will not mean it is easy. There are few things easy in life that are worth the doing.”
Mette Ivie Harrison, The Princess and the Hound

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