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Jo Ramsey

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Jo Ramsey has been telling stories since she could talk, and has been writing them down since age five, when someone finally showed her how to make those funny little squiggles on paper. Out of desperation to keep Jo occupied, her kindergarten teacher encouraged her to write stories based on books in the classroom library, and the writing addiction was born.

When Jo was a teenager, she started writing young adult fiction, and still has some of the stories she wrote during junior high and high school. And no one else will EVER see them! Many of her stories involved “normal” teenagers who ended up doing or seeing extraordinary things. Her main influences were Susan Cooper and Madeleine L’Engle.

Although Jo never stopped writing entirely, real l
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I’m putting this out there… I’m afraid to try writing anything right now. Writing used to be my favorite thing to do. Then I started getting published. Don’t get me wrong; being published is awesome. I’m happy about it. I learned a lot about writing through the publishing process, by noting problems in my writing […]
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I’m putting this out there… I’m afraid to try writing anything right now. Writing used to be my favorite thing to do. Then I started getting publis... Read more of this blog post »
Jo Ramsey made a comment in the group YA LGBT BooksAugust 2017 New Releases topic
" [image] Dolphins in the Mud by Jo Ramsey Re-release of a book originally published in 2012. (August 8, 2017) "
Jo Ramsey made a comment in the group YA LGBT BooksLooking for a YA book about... topic
" Thanks, Teresa!

Just as a heads-up to everyone, Accepting Me is currently out of print, or at least is supposed to be according to the publisher. I hop
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Jo Ramsey made a comment in the group YA LGBT BooksYA books with FTM characters topic
" Where No One Knows, which I mentioned way back toward the beginning of this thread, was bumped out of print when the original publisher went out of bu ...more "
Jo Ramsey made a comment in the group YA LGBT BooksLGBT books releasing in 2016 topic
" Book 6 in my Deep Secrets and Hope series will be out in Feb/March 2016 from Harmony Ink. The main character of Ball Caps and Khakis, Manny Park, is K ...more "
Jo Ramsey made a comment in the group YA LGBT BooksJo Ramsey topic
" It was definitely challenging. Fortunately, the friend I mention about (the paralegal who's willing to beta read for me) was really supportive while I ...more "
First Time for Everything by Anne Regan
"I can't rate/review this because my childlike alter-ego, Charli Green, is a contributor. But I loved the other stories too, and highly recommend you check them out!"
Where No One Knows by Jo Ramsey
"Can't wait to read it Jo!! It's on its way!!!! Can't sit still.... Jittery and high on caffeine lok"
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Which book should the YA LGBT Books Group choose as our November 2013 Book of the Month?

 
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