Gia Sola

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Gia Sola

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Gia's work has been published in a variety of literary journals--most recently in the anthology, Not Your Mother's Book: On Travel--and a selection of her stories can be found on her website, www.TheGiaSpot.com, where she also posts a blog about her Writing Life.

Her novel, The Mermaids of Willow Creek is available in both print and e-book formats. Plaza Erotica, an edgy e-book, is also available across all e-book platforms. Visit www.TheGiaSpot.com to read excerpts from both novels.

In my writing life, as well as my 'real' life, I've had to defend myself more often than I'd prefer. To borrow an old cliche, I like to think I'm a lover not a fighter...although I may sometimes put up a shield for protection. All I ask is that my work (and myself) be accepted for what it is (who I am) without anyone trying to fade it or fix it or figure it out for me.

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The Mermaids of Willow Creek

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“If you want to win anything--a race, your self, your life--you have to go a little berserk.”
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Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke
“Perhaps all the dragons in our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see us act, just once, with beauty and courage. Perhaps everything that frightens us is, in its deepest essence, something helpless that wants our love.”
Rainer Maria Rilke
The Mermaids of Willow Creek by Gia Sola
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All I can say, definitely worth reading. Ty!"
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"*disclaimer* I won this book through the Goodreads First Reads Giveaway, but my review is 100% honest."
The Mermaids of Willow Creek by Gia Sola
"This is a novel that focuses on four protagonists. It has excellent rhythmn and great detail. The writing is smooth and interesting. The characters differ enough, so that you or I can see ourselves in the characterizations. This novel is about rea..." Read more of this review »
More of Gia's books…
“One way to overcome a fear of drowning is to become buoyant in the sea of life.”
Gia Sola

“When I was a child, dreams of flying weren't about escaping from something. They were about having a bird's eye view.”
Gia Sola

“If you want to win anything--a race, your self, your life--you have to go a little berserk.”
Chinese fortune cookie

“We must never be afraid to go too far, for truth lies beyond.”
Marcel Proust

“Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on.”
Les Brown

“Love is an abstract noun, something nebulous. And yet love turns out to be the only part of us that is solid, as the world turns upside down and the screen goes black.”
Martin Amis, The Second Plane: 14 Responses to September 11

“Perhaps all the dragons in our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see us act, just once, with beauty and courage. Perhaps everything that frightens us is, in its deepest essence, something helpless that wants our love.”
Rainer Maria Rilke, Letters to a Young Poet




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