Heather Demetrios

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Heather Demetrios is a critically acclaimed author, writing coach, and certified meditation teacher. She has an MFA in Writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts and is a recipient of the PEN New England Susan P. Bloom Discovery Award for her debut novel, Something Real. Her novels include Little Universes, I’ll Meet You There, Bad Romance, as well as the Dark Caravan fantasy series: Exquisite Captive, Blood Passage, and Freedom’s Slave. Her non-fiction includes the Virginia Hall biography Code Name Badass and she is the editor of Dear Heartbreak: YA Authors and Teens on the Dark Side of Love. Her honors include books that have been named Bank Street Best Children’s Books, YALSA Best Fiction For Young Adults selections, a Goodreads Choice No ...more

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Heather Demetrios Hey, Brittany! First, THANK YOU. I've thought about it since people have been asking me, but I'm not sure. There is a lot to their story left, of cour…moreHey, Brittany! First, THANK YOU. I've thought about it since people have been asking me, but I'm not sure. There is a lot to their story left, of course. But I have so many other stories to tell, too. I think I would have to really feel like a sequel was needed. If I wrote one, it'd definitely be an adult novel. Which I've never written! But could be fun...(less)
Heather Demetrios Hi! First, thank you so much! I am currently writing my next contemporary, which comes out Feb. 2017. It's called Bad Romance and it's about a crazy b…moreHi! First, thank you so much! I am currently writing my next contemporary, which comes out Feb. 2017. It's called Bad Romance and it's about a crazy bad relationship between a girl in high school and her college boyfriend. It's also about hard family stuff and how best friends are the real love of your life. I'm really excited about it! :)(less)
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“And maybe some people are like collages - no matter how broken or useless we felt, we were an essential part of the whole. We mattered.”
Heather Demetrios, I'll Meet You There

“If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you be?” I opened my mouth to say San Francisco or maybe Madrid—somewhere exotic. But what came out was, “Here. Right here.”
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“I don’t really know what it means to move on, but lately, with Sky, I’m starting to feel like I want to because when I look at her, I don’t see you or the war or any of the shit in my head. I just see her, and it’s like suddenly I can breathe again after holding my breath for so long.”
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“The true alchemists do not change lead into gold; they change the world into words.”
William H. Gass, A Temple of Texts

“If you would tell me the heart of a man, tell me not what he reads, but what he rereads.”
Francois Mauriac

“I am not sure that I exist, actually. I am all the writers that I have read, all the people that I have met, all the women that I have loved; all the cities I have visited.”
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“I would hurl words into this darkness and wait for an echo, and if an echo sounded, no matter how faintly, I would send other words to tell, to march, to fight, to create a sense of the hunger for life that gnaws in us all.”
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“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one.”
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Richie Heather, I wanted to let you know that TaXXXi Tales is being offered in a new 'Goodreads Giveaway'. Click here to enter http://bit.ly/1mpU42Z

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Richie Hi, I'm reaching out to my friends asking for your votes for TaXXXi Tales fiction category on https://www.goodreads.com/choiceaward....

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Richie


Richie Hi Heather,

Thanks for accepting my friend request. If you have a chance please check out my novel TaXXXi Tales https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2... and add it to your read list.

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Richie


Heather Demetrios Isn't she? :)


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Jen Halligan Hi Heather! Thanks for connecting with me. Ksenia is the best :).


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