Emily Franklin


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Growing up, Emily Franklin wanted to be “a singing, tap-dancing doctor who writes books.”

Having learned early on that she has little to no dancing ability, she left the tap world behind, studied at Oxford University, and received an undergraduate degree concentrating in writing and neuroscience from Sarah Lawrence College. Though she gave serious thought to a career in medicine, eventually that career followed her dancing dreams.

After extensive travel, some “character-building” relationships, and a stint as a chef, Emily went back to school at Dartmouth where she skied (or fished, depending on the season) daily, wrote a few screenplays, and earned her Master’s Degree in writing and media studies.

While editing medical texts and dreaming abo
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“You did respond—your response was the worst kind—you did nothing.”
Emily Franklin, Balancing Acts: Chalet Girls

“That's what the best par of life is, those days or minutes you can't ever frame or paint beforehand”
Emily Franklin, The Other Half of Me

“it's funny how you can't exactly pick your crush. well, you can, but once it get hold of you, it's hard to shake off. ”
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