Kelly I. Hitchcock

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Kelly I. Hitchcock is an up-and-coming writer in the Austin, Texas area. She is author of various poems about the randomness of life, several short stories, random creative nonfiction works, the coming-of-age novel The Redheaded Stepchild, a semi-finalist in the literary category for The Kindle Book Review’s “Best Indie Books of 2011”, and the novel Portrait of Woman in Ink: A Tattoo Storybook. She is world-renowned among a readership of five people and growing.

Raised by a single father in the small town of Buffalo, Missouri, Kelly has fond memories of cash-strapped life in the Ozarks that strongly influence her writing and way of life. She’s a graduate of Missouri State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing. S
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Average rating: 4.03 · 37 ratings · 19 reviews · 3 distinct works
The Redheaded Stepchild

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it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2013
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Christina Carson Fine review of Birds of Paradise. I am always looking to know people who enjoy ideas in what they read and seek a degree of substance. So it is grand meeting you. I will mark this book down as "to-read" and follow your reviews for books I am sure I'll relate to. Thank you.


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