Jeri Walker

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Jeri’s truth is stranger than fiction, and it’s a long story. She grew up in the eccentric mining town of Wallace, Idaho. A bipolar mother, spousal abandonment, and breast cancer have shaped her into a resilient soul and raconteur of personal upheaval and wanderlust.

Lost Girl Road (in progress) is a work of contemporary psychological fiction set in the woods of northwest Montana. She intends to submit to literary agents upon completion. An appreciation for travel, minimalism, personal growth, and human conditioning is reflected in her writing.

Her creative nonfiction and short stories have been published in Idaho Magazine and cold-drill. Most recently, she won first place in the 2018 Idaho Writers Guild essay contest. Receive exclusive con
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This is an inspiring book with lots of great tips to help motivate anyone who might be feeling blocked when it comes to getting the writing done. On the other hand, the creative process varies drastically from person to person. Still,
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I'll start off by saying I adore Russell Brand and would buy a copy of whatever new book he publishes. Therein lies the problem with this one. It felt like a supplement to Recovery, and I wanted more. I think this is a case of a book being published ...more
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This book speaks volumes to the state of our times when so many people live lives as lonely as Eleanor's. The writing is solid, and this character-driven piece shows a believable journey for how she comes out of her shell and starts to lead a healthi ...more
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This book covers too much ground, and as such, the information and lessons it conveys stay too much at the surface level. This causes the author's message to be diluted and lack the necessary motivating factor to spur readers to take action. Overall, ...more
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Jeri Walker Veronica wrote: "Thanks for becoming my friend. You mention Yellowstone National Park in your bio. My husband and I have traveled a lot, but Yellowstone is my favorite place of all.
Veronica Dale: [book:Blood See..."


Nice to meet you. Glad you love Yellowstone so much. I worked three summers there and two summers in the Everglades. Visiting national parks is a passion of mine.


Veronica Dale Thanks for becoming my friend. You mention Yellowstone National Park in your bio. My husband and I have traveled a lot, but Yellowstone is my favorite place of all.
Veronica Dale: Blood Seedand Night Cruiser: Short Stories about Creepy, Amusing or Spiritual Encounters with the Shadow


Andrew Weaver Thanks for accepting my friend request Jeri


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Jeri Walker That's impressive number of books on your shelf. We have five titles in common. Happy Fourth of July!


Christine Hatfield thanks for being my friend


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