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Jill Barnett

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New York Times Bestselling Author Jill Barnett is master storyteller known for her beautifully-written love stories rich with humor, emotion, and poignancy. She is the winner of Lifetime Achievement Awards for Love and Laughter and Historical Romance and is a six-time Romance Writers of America RITA nominee and winner of both a Persie Award for Literature and a Waldenbooks Award. Her books have been named Best of the Year by Dallas Morning News, Detroit Free Press, and Kirkus Review and she was the first historical romance author to ever receive a starred review from Publishers Weekly. She stands alongside Judith McNaught as one of only two authors to ever receive a six-star review from Affaire de Coeur Magazine and her work has been publis ...more

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Jill Barnett Yes, the second book in this Medieval series. I wrote and wrote and rewrote and rewrote and tried changing the structure and adjusting the plot and I…moreYes, the second book in this Medieval series. I wrote and wrote and rewrote and rewrote and tried changing the structure and adjusting the plot and I still couldn't write it. The female character is very difficult for me. After setting it aside for months, I was able to go back to it. The answers came to me. I think I worked on it so long and hit wall after wall after wall that it finally became stale. I'm going back to it in June. The story is back in my head again and the last scene I recently wrote flowed from my pen like magic. Crazy. (less)
Jill Barnett There are so many emotions you have to overcome in this business. If you are a glass half-empty personality, it's even harder. You need confudence,…moreThere are so many emotions you have to overcome in this business. If you are a glass half-empty personality, it's even harder. You need confudence, because people will tear you down, malign your character, and attribute horrible things to you based on their vicious opinion of you simple, hopeful story. There has always been competition. Let it go. Writing is difficult enough without creating more internal blockages. You should concentrate on telling your stories. Write your books. What's going on with everyone else, or even the industry, has nothng to do with creating your work. Writers write because we have stories to tell. Just tell your story, and the next story and the next story. Nowadays you can self-publish very successfully. Just write and let go everything else. Now go tell your story! (less)
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“‎Odd how a man who never smiled could make her feel things she didn't know existed. He held her heart in his hands. From the moment she saw him, some thread had linked them together.”
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