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Lisa Amowitz

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Lisa Amowitz is an artist and graphic designer by trade, but writing
has always been a deep and abiding passion. She is represented by Shannon Hassan of Marsal-Lyon Literary Agency.

Her books are the YA fantasy/thrillers Breaking Glass, Vision and, Until Beth.

visit her online at lisaamowitz.com

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Lisa Amowitz So sorry I missed this! There is no set date, but given the interest, it will most likely happen eventually! I have three other books which will be on…moreSo sorry I missed this! There is no set date, but given the interest, it will most likely happen eventually! I have three other books which will be on sale 7/3-7/11 and I am working on a sequel for my first book, Breaking Glass.(less)
Lisa Amowitz I'm co-writing a YA magical reality historical about a rather neglected figure in American History. I am about to begin research on a YA mystery that …moreI'm co-writing a YA magical reality historical about a rather neglected figure in American History. I am about to begin research on a YA mystery that takes place in a "special needs" high school.(less)
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Greetings, aspiring writers of YA! I am Lisa Amowitz and ...

Greetings, aspiring writers of YA! I am Lisa Amowitz and this my second year as a Pitch Wars mentor. Last year was an AMAZING experience. I met so many cool people online and read a lot of great stuff! I had a wonderful mentee, Adam Sass, whom I enjoyed working with so much. 

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“But I run, laughing, my speed increasing, the steady thump of my heart against my ribcage like the beat of a ceremonial drum. I’m back. And life is good.”
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message 10: by Lisa

Lisa Hi Yuki! I have one coming out in May 2014--it's called Vision a YA paranormal thriller that's even creepier than Breaking Glass. :)


Frau Sorge (Yuki) Hi Lisa, thanks for friendquest!
I hope you're writing me another book right now..:)


Felipe Gulyas heheeh that's ok, for the plot I know it is good for a series


message 7: by Dayla

Dayla Hey Lisa, thanks for friending me! I look forward to reading your book in the future!

Dayla


message 6: by Lisa

Lisa Felipe wrote: "is this book the first of a trilogy, or a series, or is just one?"

sorry--I never answered this. It's a stand alone, for now, but you never know!


Felipe Gulyas is this book the first of a trilogy, or a series, or is just one?


message 4: by Lisa

Lisa Cool!


Felipe Gulyas yes I did, it was refreshing. It made me very excited for the book ^^


message 2: by Lisa

Lisa Thanks. Did you see my trailer?

Felipe wrote: "Hey, I am really excited for your book, I don't know why but when i read the plot i


Felipe Gulyas Hey, I am really excited for your book, I don't know why but when i read the plot i imagined as a movie's trailer
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