Amy Hay

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Amy Hay is an independent author of fantasy fiction and seeks to share unique, powerful stories with her readers.

An avid and eclectic reader from childhood, she loves immersing herself in the lives of fictional characters and the worlds they live in. Her vivid imagination fuels her passion for storytelling, and has been her outlet for exploring complex emotions and themes that cannot be expressed in any other way. She has been writing fantasy fiction for over ten years. Her work has been described as moody, transformative, psychological, and genre bending.

She is the author of the Spirit of the King trilogy and is currently working on her fourth novel.

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Amy Hay “I’m not very good at these two sentence exercises,” I groaned, pulling weakly against my restraints. He smiled down at me and said, “Reality is bette…more“I’m not very good at these two sentence exercises,” I groaned, pulling weakly against my restraints. He smiled down at me and said, “Reality is better than fantasy,” and closed the trunk. (less)
Amy Hay By stepping away— sometimes for days, weeks, or even months— in order to gain perspective. Experience has taught me that writer’s block is normal, som…moreBy stepping away— sometimes for days, weeks, or even months— in order to gain perspective. Experience has taught me that writer’s block is normal, sometimes necessary, and is to be respected. If I don’t know how two scenes come together or what’s supposed to happen next, it simply means that the story is still developing in my mind and I need to step back and take a break. Forcing the story along only leads to disappointing results that inevitably end up on the cutting room floor.(less)
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