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Beth Barany

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Award winning author, Beth Barany writes in several genres including young adult adventure fantasy, paranormal romance, and science fiction mysteries.

Inspired by living abroad in France and Quebec, she loves creating magical tales of romance, mystery, and adventure that empower women and girls to be the heroes of their own lives.

For fun, 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, cats, and over 1,000 books.

Beth is also the author of bestselling nonfiction books for authors and aspiring authors and helps novelists through her courses and programs at Barany School of Fiction.

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Beth Barany Tony, I have read the Artemis Fowl books. I loved them! You're so welcome for the the 12 stages to overcoming writers block. Good luck with your next …moreTony, I have read the Artemis Fowl books. I loved them! You're so welcome for the the 12 stages to overcoming writers block. Good luck with your next book! Beth(less)
Beth Barany By writing whatever comes to mind. Get your body, mind, and heart used to writing whatever, however without judgement.
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Be Nice to Your Future Self – Write Today by Catharine Bramkamp

Be Nice to Your Future Self - Write Today by Catharine Bramkamp Let’s welcome back monthly columnist Catharine Bramkamp as she shares with us “Be Nice to Your Future Self – Write Today.” Enjoy!

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You know who you are. You are the person standing before a sink full of dirty dishes because someone last night left them for you. How inconsiderate! Didn’t they know you’d have a hangover this Sunday morning?

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“Lastly, notice your level of enthusiasm. If you had to decide right now how enthusiastic you are about being a writer, on a scale from one to ten, where one is not at all enthusiastic, and ten is extremely enthusiastic, what is your level of enthusiasm about writing?”
Beth Barany, The Writer's Adventure Guide: 12 Stages to Writing Your Book

“The Writer’s Oath By Beth Barany, c. 2007-2011 I will show up. I will write. I will let myself shine. I will honor the story and allow the words to serve the story. I write in the present because writing happens now.”
Beth Barany, Overcome Writer's Block

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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,

Leon Shure


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