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Lianne Simon

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Lianne Simon’s father was a dairy farmer and an engineer, her mother a nurse. She grew up in a home filled with love and good books.

Tiny and frail, Lianne struggled physically, but excelled at her studies. In 1970, she was awarded a scholarship to the University of Miami, from which she graduated in 1973. Fond memories of her time there remain with her.

Some years later, after living in several states, and spending time abroad, Lianne settled in to the suburbs north of Atlanta, where she now lives with her husband and their cat.

While seeking answers to her own genetic anomalies, Lianne met a family whose daughter was born with one testis and one ovary. As a result of that encounter, she spent more than a decade answering inquiries on behalf
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Lianne Simon Take the time to find your voice. Learn the craft. Be persistent, because it's a tough world for writers. Don't be afraid to ask other authors for hel…moreTake the time to find your voice. Learn the craft. Be persistent, because it's a tough world for writers. Don't be afraid to ask other authors for help. Most of us are willing to lend a hand.(less)
Lianne Simon A Fantasy short story of mine was recently picked up by a literary magazine. I've also got a third novel in the works.
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Designing Your Own Cover

I spend almost as much of my time on cover design as I do writing. And I enjoy it nearly as much. The design for the cover of Child of an Elfin Sea began when I ran across a watercolor mermaid by the same artist who did the watercolor that appeared on my Short Story Outsider.

After thinking about ways to build a cover from the image, I decided that the image was too busy as it was. So, I extracted

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Which book should the YA LGBT Books Group read as our Book of the Month for July 2013?

Proxy Proxy (Proxy, #1) by Alex London by Alex London (dystopian)
 
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The Dead Will Rise First The Dead Will Rise First by Logan Kain by Logan Kain (violence, edgy background)
 
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Double Exposure Double Exposure by Sam Kadence by Sam Kadence (short story)
 
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Glitter Glitter by Ayla Starr by Ayla Starr (very short story)
 
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A + E 4ever A + E 4ever by ilike merey by ilike merey (graphic novel)
 
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