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Jen Minkman

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Jen Minkman (1978) writes YA paranormal romance, dystopian fiction and poetry. She is from the Netherlands and self-publishes her work in English. Her works are available in paperback & digital format (ebook and audio).
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Jen was born in the Netherlands and lived in Austria, Belgium and the UK during her studies. She learned how to read at the age of three and has never stopped reading since. Her favourite books to read are (YA) paranormal/fantasy, sci-fi, dystopian and romance, and this is reflected in the stories she writes. In her home country, she is a trade-published author of paranormal romance and chicklit. Across the border, she is a self-published author of poetry, par
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Jen Minkman Oh, but sometimes I do get lost in my own scenes! In the end, though, I always know where my characters are supposed to end up and what conversations …moreOh, but sometimes I do get lost in my own scenes! In the end, though, I always know where my characters are supposed to end up and what conversations they need to have, so those are my basics. Certain things need to happen, otherwise I have no story. And if I ramble on too much in one particular scene, I cut out unnecessary stuff later on. :)(less)
Jen Minkman Hoi Bernadette! Ik heb eigenlijk altijd wel een globale tijdlijn in mijn hoofd (omdat ik ook al weet hoe ik het wil laten eindigen) maar soms wijk ik …moreHoi Bernadette! Ik heb eigenlijk altijd wel een globale tijdlijn in mijn hoofd (omdat ik ook al weet hoe ik het wil laten eindigen) maar soms wijk ik een beetje af van 'de routeplanner' als ik ineens een nog leuker idee krijg voor hoe ik de hoofdpersonen naar dat einde toe kan schrijven!
Bedankt voor je compliment :) Ik hoop dat je ook de kans krijgt om het vervolg te lezen! (De wereld achter het water)(less)
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Jen Minkman Brigitte wrote: "Hi Jen. Thank you for the add. Have a great day :)"

Thanks Brigitte! :)


Brigitte Hi Jen. Thank you for the add. Have a great day :)


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G.K. Moore Hi Jen!! Thanks for the add!!!


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Jen Minkman Sharon wrote: "Ok now I am officially excited Book 3 sounds like it is coming along nicely :)"

It is! The characters are begging me to write about them :) Keep an eye on my profile to see when it is officially out!


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Ellie Red Hi Jen :D Thank you for accepting, looking forward to reading your books :D


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L Dear Jen,
Thank you for the lovely friendship request here on Goodreads. I am really looking forward to reading "Shadow of Time" as it sounds utterly facinating, and concider myself to have been extremely lucky in the Goodreads 'First-Read' giveaways.
Look out for a review soon!
Kind Regards
Lucinda x


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Kouk Hoi Jen,

Bedankt voor je vriendschapsverzoek!
Ik wens je een fijn weekend toe en kijk ernaar uit om met je over boeken te praten!

kouk


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Jen Minkman nice to meet you too :) I'm following you on Twitter!


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