Carrie Crain

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Carrie Crain worked as a freelance writer having entertainment and travel stories published in Austin Monthly and the Austin American-Statesman, as well as investigative journalism stories about celebrities published in TV Guide Magazine/Life&Style/US Weekly. Prior, she worked as an outside sales representative for Gannett Company, Inc. increasing their online real estate advertisement revenue. Previous to joining the newspaper, she worked as a technical writer for a national marketing and advertising company reporting to the CEO. Carrie holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from the University of Oklahoma and has studied screenwriting and creative writing in fiction at UCLA.

Carrie published her first novel, a quirky children’s adventu
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Average rating: 3.83 · 6 ratings · 6 reviews · 1 distinct work
The Adventures of Austin Gi...

3.83 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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The Adventures of Austin Girl and the Legend of Diablo (Children's Books)
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Description: Austin Girl, a dispirited teenager, discovers a magic Samurai sword, leading her on a journey to Planet Disco to save her kidnapped Grandpa from the nefarious Diablo, and return to Earth before she becomes a permanent guest.

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K.E. Saxon Hey, Carrie! Thanks for the friend-connect on GR!!


Monica Pierce “There’s something kinda Sponge-Bob-on-acid about this story, and I like it! ROFL!” - Monica Enderle Pierce, author of Girl Under Glass


Carrie @Carolyn - Hey, you too!


Carolyn Haven Hey neighbor, thanks for the friendship. Happy reading. :-)


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