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Kristen Wolf

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KRISTEN WOLF is an award-winning author and creative living in the Rocky Mountains. Her debut novel, THE WAY, was hailed by O, The Oprah Magazine as “A Title to Pick Up Now!”

Her second novel, ESCAPEMENT, has won multiple awards including the National Indie Excellence Award, the Best Indie Book Award, an IPPY, the IndieReader Discovery Award and the Lesfic Bard Award. "Wolf is a masterful storyteller who has created an enchanting novel... It will resonate with anyone who has ever felt passion."

A graduate of Georgetown University, Wolf was nominated to the Phi Beta Kappa honor society and received an M.A. from the prestigious creative writing program at Hollins University.

As a child, Wolf grew up in a heavily forested suburb out

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Kristen Wolf Hi Heather! What a sweet note to receive! Thank you for your kind words about Escapement. I'm so happy you enjoyed the story. I also felt sad to leave…moreHi Heather! What a sweet note to receive! Thank you for your kind words about Escapement. I'm so happy you enjoyed the story. I also felt sad to leave that world and was fortunate to visit it a few more times over the last year (when recording the audiobook and again filming the short book trailer). To be honest, I'd never really given a thought to writing a sequel. My next plan for the story was turning it into a feature film. The script is written, the producer found but, alas, the world is not open for large-scale creative projects right now so filming will have to wait. Meanwhile, I'll give some thought to what a sequel might look like. Thank you for planting that seed! Hoping you and yours are staying healthy and well. With warmest regards, Kristen(less)
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“Do not demand perfection of yourself. Only mindfulness. When the way seems unclear, or difficult, you must remember. And sometimes you must remember to remember.”
Kristen Wolf, The Way: A Girl Who Dared to Rise

“whether it is the innocent or the guilty you kill, the act of destruction degrades the soul. And buries all hope.”
Kristen Wolf, The Way: A Girl Who Dared to Rise

“Do not confuse destruction with power. They are opposites. Think of this: How long does it take to crush a butterfly with a stick?” He looked about. When no one spoke he continued. “I can tell you from experience: It takes no time at all. And yet what is required to create a butterfly? Nothing short of a magical transformation—a divine shifting of blood and sinew—a miraculous act that not one of us could ever dream of achieving! When you remember it this way, you can see that the act of swatting down a butterfly is a minor and inferior act—and one of great cowardice!—in comparison to honoring and sustaining it. So it is with all life.”
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“The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak, the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls.”
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