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Rebecca Hazell

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in Austin, Texas , The United States
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I have loved reading, writing and making art from age two, my first canvases for both being the hall walls. I've been writing for decades, both nonfiction and fiction. My nonfiction included educational materials for public schools, coloring books, and most recently collections of biographies of heroic people, but I have recently made the transition to writing historical fiction. I love bringing the past to life and connecting our present with our past. I have moved across the North American continent twice, among the almost 70 moves I have made. I have also visited Europe, Mexico, and the Antipodes.

My inspiration for how to write comes from Nobel Prizewinner Isaac Bashevis Singer, whose quote I found in a collection of short stories: The
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Rebecca Hazell My life is one unending mystery: Who am I? What is it to be human? Does my life have ongoing purpose? What's for dinner?
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WRITING DHARMA STORIES FOR CHILDREN

Writing about dharma for children can be tricky. The story can’t be too simplistic or moralistic because it won’t engage a child, but you also want to offer something meaningful. I remember a sweet book someone gave us when I was pregnant with my first child, called something like Growing Up Buddhist. It was so well intended but so preachy that I couldn’t get through it myself, much less expect...

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Colin Dexter was a disappointment overall, though I read most of his books in an attempt to be fair. The TV series was much better. Dexter spent lots of time showing off his main character Morse's mastery of Latin, mutual attractions to beautiful wom ...more
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