Janice Lane Palko

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Janice Lane Palko grew up in Pittsburgh and is the author of the new romantic comedy Our Lady of the Roses, a spinoff from her first novel, St. Anne’s Day. She has also written the award-winning romantic suspense, Most Highly Favored Daughter as well as the Christmas romance, A Shepherd's Song, and Cape Cursed, a romantic suspense. A writer for more than two decades, her work is featured on the Popular Pittsburgh website. She is the executive editor of Northern Connection and Pittsburgh 55+ magazines, where she also pens a column and contributes regularly to the magazines’ content.

Her work has also appeared in publications such as St. Anthony Messenger Magazine, The Reader’s Digest, Guideposts for Teens, Woman’s World, The Christian Scien

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Janice Lane Palko I'm always inspired but finding the time to write is always my biggest challenge.
Janice Lane Palko I deny its existence. If I don't acknowledge it, it isn't there and can't stymie my writing.
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What Is and What Will Never Be

 What if? 

These two little words pack a powerful punch.

For those who enjoy crafting fictional tales like I do, they provoke creativity. What if we make the protagonist a kleptomaniac? Or what if the killer is the mother? What if we set the story during the Renaissance?

For those who battle or have battled anxiety, (myself included), those two little words can send an anxious mind down a path to

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“Anne tried to bite her tongue, but she was finding her mouth bloody too often.”
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