Lorijo Metz

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Lorijo Metz lives with her husband and little brown dog in the great state of Indiana. Though she has a degree in acting and directing, she much prefers the anonymity of the keyboard, allowing her characters to revel in the spotlight while she sits quietly sipping tea or coffee, nibbling on cookies, and dreaming up ways to complicate their lives.

WHEELS, Lorijo's middle-grade, Science Fiction, Adventure, which reviewers say is, "Brilliant," "Whacky, loads of fun," and "...one I know I'll reread," was awarded a stipend from ACX, Amazon's audible division. Look for it on Amazon.com, Audible.com and iTunes in time for the 2014 holiday season.

In 2013, Lorijo made her début as a lyricist. She wrote the lyrics for the title track on PUPPY DOG JIG
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What’s your character’s story? It may not be what you expect.
We all have a story. It changes year to year, month to month, and many times in moments we least expect. It’s the story that pops into your head when someone asks, “How are you?” Notice I say into your head, not out of your mouth. “I’m fine,” is not your story.

Honestly, for most of us, our story is what’s not fine with our life.


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“If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

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“We’re all pros already. 1) We show up every day 2) We show up no matter what 3) We stay on the job all day 4) We are committed over the long haul 5) The stakes for us are high and real 6) We accept remuneration for our labor 7) We do not overidentify with our jobs 8 ) We master the technique of our jobs 9) We have a sense of humor about our jobs 10) We receive praise or blame in the real world”
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Lorijo Metz Georges wrote: "...................................... Hi Lorijo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thank you for your friendship!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Happy reading!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!..."
You're welcome! And thanks for being mine. :)


Christine Hatfield thanks for being my friend


Charlotte Liebel Hello and thanks for your friendship, Lorijo.

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Lucille Hi~ Thanks for the add! Happy reading! :)


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