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Voted one of the best Long Island authors for two consecutive years, Dina Santorelli is the author of the Baby Grand Trilogy, a contemporary thriller series. She has been a freelance writer for 20 years and has written frequently about parenting, travel, entertainment, pop culture, and the military. Dina currently serves as the executive editor of Salute and Family magazines for which she has interviewed many celebrities, such as Kiefer Sutherland,
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Dina Santorelli Hi, Stacy! Yes! There WILL be a sequel to BABY GRAND. I'm finishing up my second thriller now -- a stand-alone book titled IN THE RED -- and then I'll…moreHi, Stacy! Yes! There WILL be a sequel to BABY GRAND. I'm finishing up my second thriller now -- a stand-alone book titled IN THE RED -- and then I'll be writing the sequel to BABY GRAND. I can't wait to see what happens! :) Thank you so much for reading BABY GRAND and for stopping by! Happy reading!!(less)
Dina Santorelli Oh, there are so many ways I combat writer’s block, depending upon the day. I’ll take a shower, or go for a walk, or watch TV — just to get away from…moreOh, there are so many ways I combat writer’s block, depending upon the day. I’ll take a shower, or go for a walk, or watch TV — just to get away from the computer. I have a favorite spot on my living room sofa, right by the window, where I like to go to to think. But other days I don't have the luxury of puttering around, because I have deadlines to meet. And on those days I try to barrel through, hoping that the block will break before I do. :)(less)
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Writers are generally divided into two categories: plotters and pantsers (there’s also a hybrid of the two called “plantsers”).

Plotters plan. They outline. They essentially plot out their entire books, chapter by chapter. They know where they’re going and how they’re getting there. They create (often elaborate) backstories for their characters and detailed character profiles that include all k...

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