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Patricia Puddle

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I was born in England and moved to Australia at the age of twelve. I had always dreamed of writing children’s stories, but due to childhood illnesses I missed an important part of my early schooling, and for some reason I slipped through the cracks. I didn't do very well at school and spent many hours outside the principal's office for disrupting the class. I left school at the age of fourteen to help look after my mother, who was ill at the time. As soon as I turned fifteen, I started working for a typewriter manufacturer in the city. My boss was a very kind and understanding man and he sent a typewriter to my home so that I could learn to type. I began writing about my childhood, but I had no idea where commas went, or even how to spell, ...more

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message 19: by Deborah

Deborah Brooks Hi Patricia so nice to meet you too...


message 18: by Dale

Dale Thele Patricia, thanx for accepting my friend request :)


Patricia Puddle Elsa wrote: "My Amiga, it's been a long time. I just saw the cover for Ominous love #2, I'm liking it. Was looking for it but can't seem to find the release date. Can you please enlighten me. I can't wait to get my hands on it. And remember if you need me let me know. ..."

Hi Elsa,

Thank you!! Ominous Angel should have been ready to publish in the first week in April, but I got ill at Christmas and I wasn't able to finish it. I'm getting better now, so I'm back writing it. I'm hoping to have it ready in about three weeks. I hope. I'll message you as soon as it's available. Thank you for asking and for your fabulous review of Book One Ominous love. ♥


message 16: by Elsa

Elsa Carrion My Amiga, it's been a long time. I just saw the cover for Ominous love #2, I'm liking it. Was looking for it but can't seem to find the release date. Can you please enlighten me. I can't wait to get my hands on it. And remember if you need me let me know.


Patricia Puddle You're welcome, Clive. :)


message 14: by Clive

Clive Aanenson Thank you Patricia for being a friend.




Clive Aanenson


message 13: by Maureen

Maureen Mullis Thank you for adding this fellow author into your circle of friends here on Goodreads. I hope you'll add my novels including the cozy mysteries (What Would Nancy Do?, Lethal Prescription), In the Company of Women, The Christmas to Remember and Finding Normal to your to-read list. I look forward to reading your book reviews and recommendations. Happy reading!


Patricia Puddle Hi George. Nice to meet you. :)


message 11: by Georges

Georges Kariotis .................................. Hi Patricia!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thank you fopr your friendship!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Happy reading!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Patricia Puddle Hi Christine, thanks for joining me. I'll enjoy chatting to you, I'm sure. Love your profile.


Christine Hatfield thanks for being my friend


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Patricia Puddle Andrew wrote: "Patricia, i also joined "The Indie Book Lounge", thanks for the request! Andrew"

You're welcome, Andrew. :)


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Patricia Puddle Laura wrote: "thank you for the friends request :)"

Thanks to you too, Laura.


message 3: by Laura

Laura thank you for the friends request :)


Patricia Puddle Veronica wrote: "Nice to meet you and thanks so much for the friendship request."

Nice to meet you too, Veronica. I like meeting other authors of çhildren's books.


Veronica Nice to meet you and thanks so much for the friendship request.


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