Amanda Panitch

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Amanda Panitch spent most of her childhood telling stories to her four younger siblings, trying both to make them laugh and scare them too much to sleep. Now she lives in New York City, where she writes dark, funny stories for teens, kids, and the pigeons that nest on her apartment balcony. You can follow her on Twitter @AmandaPanitch, and visit her online at www.amandapanitch.com

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Amanda Panitch Yes! My next book will also be a YA psychological thriller, called NEVER MISSING, NEVER FOUND, due out in 2016.
Amanda Panitch First: thank you so much! Second: I have an entire folder on my computer full of stories that petered out around the fifty-page mark. I find that a lo…moreFirst: thank you so much! Second: I have an entire folder on my computer full of stories that petered out around the fifty-page mark. I find that a lot of those hit that dead end because I hadn't fully developed my idea - it's easy to start a story with a spark or a concept that you're excited about - like horses - but try throwing in twists or wrenches in the characters' lives. Make it harder for your protagonist to get what she wants. Or introduce a character that wants the opposite of what your protagonist wants, so that they have to butt heads. Maybe your character actually wants something different than they thought they did. That's what helps me!(less)
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“cheek. Unlike the Blade, I don’t cry the moment I realize what’s happening to me; I think the single-tear thing is a myth, anyway. But colors swirl around me in gauzy ribbons, and I sink to the floor, and the blackness envelops me. It all happens too quickly for me to feel anything but shock. The”
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