Victoria Zigler

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My name is Victoria, but most of my friends and family call me Tori. Feel free to do the same.

Born in the shadow of the black mountains in Wales, I now live by the sea in the south-east of England with my husband, Kelly, a degu named Joshua, a chinchilla named Mollie, and a West Highland White Terrier named Lilie.

Having battled with glaucoma since birth, I now find myself completely blind. But I haven’t let that stop me from chasing the dream I've had since I was a young child: the dream of becoming a published author. I've loved to read and write since I learned how, and always wanted to get my work published. Finally, in 2012, I made that dream come true by self-publishing the first of my books as an eBook via Smashwords. Several more tit
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Victoria Zigler The best thing about being a writer is being able to allow my imagination to run frree, and then being able to share what my mind creates with others.…moreThe best thing about being a writer is being able to allow my imagination to run frree, and then being able to share what my mind creates with others. Books allow you to explore worlds and possibilities you otherwise couldn't, and I love that being a writer allows me to be a part of making that happen.(less)
Victoria Zigler I usually have at least two stories on the go at any given time, so as a general rule I can work on one while struggling to complete the other. If I…moreI usually have at least two stories on the go at any given time, so as a general rule I can work on one while struggling to complete the other. If I can't manage to find it in me to work on anything though, I'll take some time out to do something else without thinking about writing for a few days (read, watch movies, etc). By the time I've done that, I'm usually ready to work on at least one of the pieces I have on the go again.(less)
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Hi everyone. This is Mollie the chinchilla.

This internet thing is amazing. Not only can you talk to people and animals from all over the world, but you can also find out about people and animals who lived a long time ago. That’s just what we’re doing today. After all, if someone takes the time to get in touch across time and space, wanting to be my friend, I don’t see why I shouldn’t get to kno... Read more of this blog post »
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I believe in magic
How about you?”
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“Gin a body meet a body
Coming thro' the rye,
Gin a body kiss a body—
Need a body cry?”
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“Ayla, what am I doing wrong?" he asked, standing in front of her, dripping. "It's not you. I'm the one who's doingit wrong." "You're not doing anything wrong." "Yes I am. I've been trying all day to encourage you, but you don't understand Clan gestures.”
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