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Amanda Meuwissen

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in Thief River Falls, MN, The United States



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Amanda Meuwissen is a bisexual and happily married life-long geek. Primarily an M/M romance author with a focus on urban fantasy, she has a Bachelor of Arts in a personally designed Creative Writing major from St. Olaf College and is an avid consumer of fiction through film, prose, and video games. Amanda lives in Minneapolis, MN, with her husband, John, and their cat, Helga.

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Amanda Meuwissen Honestly, I don't just choose my favorite worlds when this question comes up (maybe...The Fifth Element? So colorful and unique in a fun sci-fi univer…moreHonestly, I don't just choose my favorite worlds when this question comes up (maybe...The Fifth Element? So colorful and unique in a fun sci-fi universe) but instead a world I'm invested in at the time that I'd love to insert myself in at a certain point in the plot to FIX things that go array.

So, if I had to choose right now, it would be the world of Grimm, because the first 4 1/2 seasons are fantastic, I've been marathoning it recently, but at that halfway point in season 4 it just tanked and has been almost unwatchable.

I'm still powering through to see how it ends, but I'd go right to that moment in season 4 when everything goes wrong to keep it at the sweet spot for as long as possible and fix where the characters made seriously odd and terrible choices.

Fixing things is sort of my deal, because as much as I put my characters through hell, I always have a happy ending. (less)
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Coming Up for Air

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Incubus (The Incubus Saga, #1)

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Their Dark Reflections

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Sidhe (The Incubus Saga #3)

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Life as a Teenage Vampire

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A Model Escort

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Colder Than Fiction

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Public Enemy, Undercover Lover

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The Case of the Boy in Blue

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The Joy of Fanart

I’ve blogged a lot about fanfiction over the years since I think it is an invaluable tool for new writers, a fantastic outlet for all writers, and a huge part of my history and childhood.

I also adore fanart for many of those same reasons. I’m not particularly talented in art myself. I’ve dabbled and can sometimes draw something that turns out well enough without tracing, just eyeing and tweaking

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Incubus Changeling Sidhe
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Silhouette by Amanda Meuwissen
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Gael is a mob boss unlike any other and Silhouette, who I want to hug everyday, whirled his way into my heart. I wasn’t sure what to expect but what I discovered was a treasure rich in beauty, tenderness, heart and passion. I wish it were longe" Read more of this review »
Taking A Chance by D.G. Carothers
"Take a chance on this anthology!

What’s better than one story for an excellent cause? 16 stories by an amazing set of authors that all feature a fantastic mix of people taking a chance for love, for friendship, for courage and more. From sci-fi detect" Read more of this review »
The Case of the Boy in Blue by Amanda Meuwissen
"Decently written short noir detective story.

A short story which packs a punch. Written in the noir style. All of the main protagonists are well written, and despite the lack of background information, it still gave me a good idea of their personalit" Read more of this review »
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A Song for Harlan by L.C. Chase
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A single dad will always win me over at the start of a romance, but these characters were also instantly likeable and real. The MCs had a palpable insta-lust that worked like gangbusters for a couple of cowboys described as sexy as these two, but the ...more
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Always by Kindle Alexander
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I’m a firm believer in kismet, and this book itself, and my experience finding it, are definitely that. I met a new-to-me author I wanted to read and randomly chose book 1 to their most recent release of a book 2 – and it ended up being set in my hom ...more
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Gaywyck by Vincent Virga
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This is one of those books that haunts me, because it was the first actual M/M romance I ever read, and it just sucked me in so much, I remember telling my AP Lit teacher that I enjoyed it more than most classics that had been forced upon me over the ...more
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Acsquidentally in Love by K.L. Hiers
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I always knew I liked tentacle porn, I am not going to lie, but being able to take a potentially niche kink of tentacle-focused eroticism and romance and mix it with a hilarious and quite sweet love story between an ancient god and a magic detective ...more
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Mortal Sins by K.L. Hiers
Mortal Sins
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I’m a lifelong vampire fan, and I especially appreciate when writers take some liberties and mold the lore into something new. This did not disappoint! I love the twisting together of feeding and sex and humanity (with a vampire’s heart beating again ...more
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“He didn't believe in love, not even in saying the words, because that was more damaging and hollower than being hated if it came from somewhere fake or turned into rubbish along the way.”
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“Differences do not make us ugly, even if we have a hard time telling ourselves that.”
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“The first duty of wine is to be red. Don't talk to me of your white wines.”
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