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Angie Merriam

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I was born and raised in the small town of Klamath Falls. It is there that I met my husband and had my first two children. In 1999 we left Klamath Falls, headed towards Portland. I have since had one more child and have settled in Newberg. I worked as a waitress in a French Bistro for nearly five years before quitting to help care for my ill grandmother. It was during my care of her that I decided to go to school for Medical Assisting. I had planned on continuing onto nursing, but landed a job with a Dr. I highly admire in a practice that I love, that has trained me beyond my schooling. In the nearly five years that I have been employed there, I have spent a large amount of time commuting. During those times I would spin many stories in my ...more

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Angie Merriam I just take a break from writing. I'll listen to music or watch TV. I usually get inspired by something that makes me go "oh yeah, that could work" th…moreI just take a break from writing. I'll listen to music or watch TV. I usually get inspired by something that makes me go "oh yeah, that could work" then I go back and write!(less)
Angie Merriam When the characters talk to me. I love the creative process and when my characters dictate the story.
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Hey everyone! If any of you are on my Facebook, you know that I recently signed a publishing contract with Beau Coup publishing. I am beyond excited to work with them and feel privileged that they chose to work with me. What does that mean for the reader? Well, all the Neveah books have been removed from Amazon, B&N, ect for the time being. They will be revamped and released in July hopefully. I w Read more of this blog post »
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“I have seen many woman in my time. I have seen what love looks like. I have waited my entire life for you. I know you well enough to know I love you and you love me. You may not know it yet but you do. It’s as though my soul is married to yours. I knew the first time I looked at you. I was trying to take things slowly, after all we are at war, but seeing you with her. Knowing what could have happened. Knowing I could have lost you. We don’t have time to take it slowly. I can’t guarantee we will be here tomorrow. I love you. It’s that simple.”
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“Every pain, every sorrow, every worry, and the betrayal. Hearing him say Fionna and sex in the same sentence and demeaning my insecurities pushed me over the edge. If someone had told me I was crying I wouldn't have believed them because in that moment all I felt was contempt. Before I knew what I was doing my hand reached out and skid across his cheek. I instantly felt the sting of the slap. I dismissed the pain. I planted both hand on his chest and pushed with all my strength. I was ready to attack him again when he grabbed my arms and held them tight. The harder I fought the harder he held me”
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“No Shep, I am serious. I need you to make me laugh again. I need us to be us. Shep and Lilly. Chocolate Muffin and Strawberry Shortcake. Us. Happy, silly, and free. Promise me you will make me laugh when all this is done,” I said and could hear the pleading in my voice. “I promise Lilly. I will make you laugh again. We will be us. We will be happy. Our son will be happy. He will laugh and be silly and free. I promise you,” he said before kissing the top of my head and I finally believed him. I believed in him”
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Readers Sharing R...: Jill's Reviews 19 30 Jun 19, 2013 10:45AM  
“I talk to you as I talk to my own soul," he said, turning me to face him. He reached up and cupped my cheek, fingers light on my temple. "And Sassenach," he whispered, "Your face is my heart.”
Diana Gabaldon, Dragonfly in Amber

“I shook so that it was some time before I realized that he was shaking too, and for the same reason. I don't know how long we sat there on the dusty floor, crying in each others arms with the longing of twenty years spilling down our faces.”
Diana Gabaldon, Voyager

“Every pain, every sorrow, every worry, and the betrayal. Hearing him say Fionna and sex in the same sentence and demeaning my insecurities pushed me over the edge. If someone had told me I was crying I wouldn't have believed them because in that moment all I felt was contempt. Before I knew what I was doing my hand reached out and skid across his cheek. I instantly felt the sting of the slap. I dismissed the pain. I planted both hand on his chest and pushed with all my strength. I was ready to attack him again when he grabbed my arms and held them tight. The harder I fought the harder he held me”
Angie Merriam

“No Shep, I am serious. I need you to make me laugh again. I need us to be us. Shep and Lilly. Chocolate Muffin and Strawberry Shortcake. Us. Happy, silly, and free. Promise me you will make me laugh when all this is done,” I said and could hear the pleading in my voice. “I promise Lilly. I will make you laugh again. We will be us. We will be happy. Our son will be happy. He will laugh and be silly and free. I promise you,” he said before kissing the top of my head and I finally believed him. I believed in him”
Angie Merriam

“I have seen many woman in my time. I have seen what love looks like. I have waited my entire life for you. I know you well enough to know I love you and you love me. You may not know it yet but you do. It’s as though my soul is married to yours. I knew the first time I looked at you. I was trying to take things slowly, after all we are at war, but seeing you with her. Knowing what could have happened. Knowing I could have lost you. We don’t have time to take it slowly. I can’t guarantee we will be here tomorrow. I love you. It’s that simple.”
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Angie Merriam Beth wrote: "I would be the first in line at your book signing if Florida wasn't so far away from Oregon! I'll be there in spirit! Btw, I mention you in my upcoming author's note in reference to Intertwine. ..."

Thanks Beth, lol yeah Oregon and Florida are not exactly neighbors which is a bummer. Thanks for thinking of me though...I am nervous and need all the good energy I can get even if it's coming from across the U.S.
A fantasy author is a good way to describe me or fantasy/romance, either one is fine. Thanks again. I do hope one day things will line up just right and we can attend each others signings :)


message 5: by Beth

Beth I would be the first in line at your book signing if Florida wasn't so far away from Oregon! I'll be there in spirit! Btw, I mention you in my upcoming author's note in reference to Intertwine. I describe you as a fantasy author...is that good or would you rather be known as a sci/fi or romance author?


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Angie Merriam Jillian wrote: "Thanks for the add, Angie!"

Thanks for accepting Jillian! Have a wonderful day;)


Jillian Peery Thanks for the add, Angie!


message 2: by Angie

Angie Merriam Erica (daydreamer) wrote: "Thanks for your friend requet! Your book sounds interesting; congratulations on getting it written and out into the world! Happy reading and writing :)"

Thanks so much for adding me and considering Neveah as something you might read! I hope you enjoy it! Have a wonderful day;)


Erica (storybookend) Thanks for your friend requet! Your book sounds interesting; congratulations on getting it written and out into the world! Happy reading and writing :)


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