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Claire McEwen

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Claire McEwen lives by the ocean in Northern California with her family and a scruffy, mischievous terrier. When not dreaming up new stories, she can be found digging in her garden with a lot of enthusiasm but, unfortunately, no green thumb. She loves discovering flea-market treasures, walking on the beach, dancing, traveling and reading, of course!



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Claire McEwen It depends on what I'm blocked about. If it's something to do with emotion and character, I'll go for a walk and try to think it through. Or, if I'm r…moreIt depends on what I'm blocked about. If it's something to do with emotion and character, I'll go for a walk and try to think it through. Or, if I'm really stuck, I may go back and do a writing exercise involving the character, asking him or her questions or writing a letter from them to me. If I'm stuck on plot, I often Google the issues in the book for inspiration. I write about ranchers, so I'll look up articles on ranching in a particular part of the country and often it will spark an idea.(less)
Claire McEwen The best thing for me is getting to explore a creative side of myself that I didn't even realize I had until a few years ago! I love finding all these…moreThe best thing for me is getting to explore a creative side of myself that I didn't even realize I had until a few years ago! I love finding all these characters in my head and trying to figure out what happens when they meet each other.(less)
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It’s Teaser Tuesday in the writing internet world! So here’s an excerpt from my new book, Rescuing the Rancher.





Jade Carson is a firefighter trapped on Aidan Bell’s remote ranch with a wildfire coming their way. In desperation, she decides to light a backfire to see if she can turn the fire away from them. Despite their dire situation, Jade and Aidan have so much chemistry

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Gianna Thomas Hi, Claire,

Thank you for becoming my friend. I hope you have a wonderful week.

Gianna Thomas


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Sonya Heaney Thanks for the friend invitation. :)


Claire McEwen Sophie wrote: "Hi Claire! Thank you for getting in touch on here :) Hope you're doing well!"

Hi Sophie! It's so nice to see you here. I'm new to Goodreads and it really is fun to see what other people are reading!


Sophie Barnes Hi Claire! Thank you for getting in touch on here :) Hope you're doing well!


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