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Liz de Jager

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Johannesburg, South Africa



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Moved to the UK in 2000 with my husband. We now live in Kent with our dog Sparrow. I ran My Favourite Books Blog - a book review site - until the end of 2012 when we decided to shut it for our own sanity.

My bookdeal was announced in March 2013 and the first book THE BLACKHART LEGACY: BOOK 1: BANISHED is due out in Spring 2014 from Tor UK, an imprint of Pan Macmillan.

An existing interest: exploded

I’ve always been a journal person. I’ve always written down story ideas, made notes and such, but I’ve never done it creatively before, or kept diaries or planners or even kept that crucial dream diary by the side of my bed.

I never quite grasped the possibility of journalling, of creating art-journals or anything like that. I thought my days were too monotonous for it.

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“Heaven is food.”
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“I just about prevent myself from laughing, but the information that coffee is basically faery Viagra just totally took the wind out of my sails.”
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“You never know how things are going to work out or where you're going to end up once you start running around following your gut instinct.”
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“A little magic can take you a long way.”
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message 3: by Sarah

Sarah It must be so surreal! :o)

message 2: by Liz

Liz Jager Sarah wrote: "Does it all feel real now you have an author page and fans??? I'm so excited for you!! x"

Ha ha - dude, don't! It feels so cool but also so weird!

message 1: by Sarah

Sarah Does it all feel real now you have an author page and fans??? I'm so excited for you!! x

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