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Liz Coley

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Liz Coley writes fiction for teens and for the teen in you.

Check out LizColeyBooks channel on YouTube, hosting Undercover Reading. Currently Liz is reading her serial novel THE CAPTAIN'S KID, soon to be published in a read-along print or ebook edition.

Her latest series features Tor Maddox, a heroine for our times. DISARMED is a prequel short story, followed by the titles UNLEASHED, EMBEDDED, and MISTAKEN.

Pretty Girl-13 from HarperCollins has been released in twelve languages on five continents, in print, ebook, and audiobook.
There are secrets you can't even tell yourself.

Self-published YA novel Out of Xibalba features a contemporary teenager thrown back to ancient Mayan times.
The story starts when the world ends.

Her first published wor
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Liz Coley I told a group of teenagers that I had really bad advice for them on this. "Don't tell your mom I recommended this," I said. "I daydream, procrastinat…moreI told a group of teenagers that I had really bad advice for them on this. "Don't tell your mom I recommended this," I said. "I daydream, procrastinate, and talk to strangers." Daydreaming over vegetable chopping, weeding, folding laundry, doing dishes etc is a great opportunity to let ideas sift through your head in an unforced way. Procrastinating by getting other things done first is a method of clearing your mental slate for the hard work of creating. And talking to strangers is a great way of getting in the mode of storytelling and curiosity.(less)
Liz Coley You are so sweet! I think it's because I really feel them while I am writing the words--you can imagine the emotional roller coaster. It's not acting-…moreYou are so sweet! I think it's because I really feel them while I am writing the words--you can imagine the emotional roller coaster. It's not acting--my daughter is the actor in the family--but I think maybe it comes from the same place of being able to live as someone else for a little while. (less)
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Pretty Girl-13

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Unleashed (Tor Maddox #1)

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Embedded (Tor Maddox #2)

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Practically Invisible

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Tor Maddox: Disarmed

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This is surprisingly not embarrassing! Mindy McGinnis interviews me for her podcast.

In which I address breaking into publishing via short stories, how my biochemistry degree figured into my writing, and self-publishing versus the traditional route.

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