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Sandra Ann Miller

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A writer of wrongs, Sandra is the author of A SASSY LITTLE GUIDE TO GETTING OVER HIM-10 Steps to Heal Your Heart After an Unhappy Ending and its Young Adult edition. Her novel, CHAIN-SMOKING VEGETARIANS AND OTHER ANNOYANCES IN L.A., debuted in June 2016. The follow-up novel, TEMPORARY, was released in January 2018. All books were published through her imprint, SAME ink.

In addition to being an active author, Sandra is a sometime screenwriter, intermittent blogger and independent publisher. She lives in Venice, California.

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Sandra Ann Miller I don't believe in writer's block. However, I also don't believe in writing every day. (I know. Shock! Gasp! Horror!) I think it was Aaron Sorkin who…moreI don't believe in writer's block. However, I also don't believe in writing every day. (I know. Shock! Gasp! Horror!) I think it was Aaron Sorkin who said something to the effect of, "A lot of people don't understand that most of your best writing takes place while you're lying on the couch watching TV." I'm always writing, creating, developing a story, whether it's on the page or in my imagination. Giving yourself space and time away from the page or the screen actually saves you from that burnout or fatigue. But, there are times when I'm just not in the mood to sit down and type. When that happens, I give myself two days max to do whatever else I want, then it's time to get back to work. If I'm still not in the mood, I'll go back to the beginning of the chapter or the start of the book and read it. That will usually help me find a problem in the story that keeps me from moving forward or will help me fall back in love with the story and the inspiration will flow.(less)
Sandra Ann Miller When I meet another writer, I say, "Oh, you have the curse, too?" That compulsion to write can feel like a burden or curse at times. You *have* to…moreWhen I meet another writer, I say, "Oh, you have the curse, too?" That compulsion to write can feel like a burden or curse at times. You *have* to write. But, that's also the best thing. You have a drive, a passion, a connection to the world and people you create, and then a connection with the people kind enough to read your work. It's wonderful.(less)
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Grrrratitude

2019 has been a peculiar year. It’s felt both static and rushed. I’ve been pulled in all directions while being completely stuck. I am hopeful yet perpetually flipping the Universe the bird.

My intention for 2019 was to rest and refocus, allowing creativity to flow to other endeavors. To a degree, I’ve achieved that. I’m proud of what the L.A.L.A. Society is becoming and where next year will ta...

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