Beth Barany

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Award winning author, Beth Barany writes in several genres including young adult adventure fantasy and fantasy romance. Inspired by living abroad in France and Quebec, she loves creating magical tales of romance and adventure to empower women and girls to jump into life with both feet and be the heroes in their own lives.

In her off hours, Beth enjoys walking her neighborhood, gardening on her patio, and watching movies and traveling with her husband, author Ezra Barany. They live in Oakland, California with a piano and over 1,000 books.

When not writing or playing, Beth runs her own company helping novelists as a book midwife, coach, and teacher to help them write, market, and publish their books. More resources here: http://author.bethbaran
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Beth Barany Indiebrag wrote: "Hi- thanks for becoming a friend!
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Thanks! I'll check it out!


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Beth Barany A.R. wrote: "Beth, thanks for the add! I seem to remember you from the online writer's conference, no?"

Yes, probably! I've participated in a few online writer's conferences!


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gj indieBRAG Hi- thanks for becoming a friend!
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Melanie Nowak Thanks for the friendship! I hope you'll add my ALMOST HUMAN series to your "want to read" list - my venomous vampires love new blood! You can check out free chapters on my website at: www.MelanieNowak.com
Nice to meet you :-)

~ Melanie Nowak


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Beth Barany You're welcome!


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Liz DeJesus Thanks for adding me to your friends list. :)


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Rai Thanks for your friendship, Beth! Do write on!

~Rai


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A.R. Beth, thanks for the add! I seem to remember you from the online writer's conference, no?


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Kris Neri Thanks for friending this mystery & paranormal author, Beth. It's good to connect with you here.

Kris

Kris Neri
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Charlotte Liebel Thank you for your friendship at Goodreads, Beth. Believe I have an interest in a couple of your books.

~Charlotte


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Beth Barany Leon wrote: "Thanks for adding me as a friend,

Leon Shure"


Thanks Leon!


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Leon Shure Thanks for adding me as a friend,

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