Christie Palmer

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Christie was born and raised in a suburb of Salt Lake City, Ut. She lives less than a mile from the home she grew up in. World traveler she is not. But what she lacked in travel she more than made up for in her imagination. Within her vivid imagination she has traveled the world over as well as different worlds and different times.
She works a full time day job to pay the bills but looses herself in books and her writing whenever possible.
She is a loving mother of two wonderful children that she admits she is obsessed with. She has been married for 18 years to a very tolerant man that is grounded in reality in order for her to fly to the heights of her own imagination.
She started writing when she was a teenager after reading a book that sh
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Christie Palmer cry, scream, drink, then cry some more, kill off characters in my current WIP, drink some more, burn the manuscript, hurtly objects at strangers at…morecry, scream, drink, then cry some more, kill off characters in my current WIP, drink some more, burn the manuscript, hurtly objects at strangers at the local coffee shop who look at me strangly, cry again

Seriously, everyone deals with writer's block in different ways. And I deal with it differently depending on the piece of work and where in the work I am and the phase of the moon and the color of my hair. Get a tattoo, write bad poetry. Write good poetry.
It's really different for everyone. (Wait did I say that already?) Maybe this is writers block...
I suffer from debilitating writers block I've been known to not write anything good for more then a year... In fact my last published book was more than 18 months ago... don't make me cry. Or drink heavily or throw something at you.
HONESTLY skip here for real advice.
Take a deep breath. Everyone gets writer's block. You are not alone, take another deep breath. Step away from your computer and just take a break. Do something different. And come back once your mind has freed itself.(less)
Christie Palmer I just love finishing a book. There is nothing better in the world the writing the worlds 'the end'. Nothing better.
I mean being a best seller would…more
I just love finishing a book. There is nothing better in the world the writing the worlds 'the end'. Nothing better.
I mean being a best seller would be awesome but finishing a book after working so freaking hard to work and plod through writing it. It's just so great. (less)
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“You can let rejection define you. Or you can let it help build a stronger foundation for you to excel on.”
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“Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward. They may be beaten, but they may start a winning game.”
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message 7: by Rusty (last edited May 07, 2014 03:45PM)

Rusty Nugent Hello There,

Merry Meet. Do you wanna be friends? How are you doing as of lately? I have been writing on my third dark fantasy book, Moonwarriors: In An Blackened Dawn. It's about heroic werewolves waging war on evil creatures. It's an Paranormal, Urban, Horror, Romantic, Dark Fantasy book Series. Come by and we'll chat, leave an comment.

Keep On Reading . . .


Christie Palmer Kimberly wrote: "Thank you for the friend add Christie! I'm really looking forward to reading your book!"

I'm so glad, the release date is 12.12.12 but if you go to my website on Friday you will be able to buy it before the release date.
www.author-christiepalmer.com


Kimberly Thank you for the friend add Christie! I'm really looking forward to reading your book!


message 4: by Eden

Eden Summers Thank you for the invite, Christie. I look forward to chatting.


message 3: by Blak

Blak Rayne Nice to meet you, Christie! All the best. :D


message 2: by Susan

Susan Griscom Hey, Christie, thanks for the friend invite. Have a great week.


Christie Palmer Don't miss my interview with author: Laura Kaye on my blog today.
http://wp.me/p2IOb8-6u
So excited, you'll love it.


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