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Patricia Kiyono

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During her first career, Patricia Kiyono taught elementary music, computer classes, elementary classrooms, and junior high social studies. She now teaches part time at Grand Valley State University.
She lives in southwest Michigan with her husband, not far from her children and grandchildren. Current interests, aside from writing, include sewing, crocheting, scrapbooking, and music. A love of travel and an interest in faraway people inspires her to create stories about different cultures.

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Patricia Kiyono There's always something writer-related that needs to be done. When I can't think of where to go with the story I write something else - a blog post, …moreThere's always something writer-related that needs to be done. When I can't think of where to go with the story I write something else - a blog post, an author interview, or I search out marketing opportunities. Sometimes it takes a while, but I usually find my way back to the manuscript.(less)
Patricia Kiyono I like to introduce readers to worlds they might not have experienced, or perhaps have been to but have forgotten. But the main theme in my stories is…moreI like to introduce readers to worlds they might not have experienced, or perhaps have been to but have forgotten. But the main theme in my stories is love - specifically, long-lasting love that's been through trials and tribulations and have come out stronger.(less)
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Welcome! Today I want to tell you about another local organization called Streams of Hope.
Last month, I joined a few other local authors to sell and sign our books at a craft show in Cutlerville, a suburb on the south end of Grand Rapids, MI. In the booth next to us were a pair of lovely ladies who had a wide variety of items. We learned that they were from Read more of this blog post »
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