Rebecca A. Demarest

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Rebecca A. Demarest is an author, award-winning book designer, and technical illustrator living in Seattle, WA with her husband, Jason, and their dog-like cat named Cat. When she isn’t writing or making books and flowcharts pretty, Rebecca can be found crafting, working on her indoor forest, climbing, hiking, and generally loving being back in her native Pacific Northwest. Rebecca graduated from Willamette University Cum Laude in 2009 with a B.A. in Psychology and English, and from Emerson College in 2011 with an M.F.A. in Creative Writing and Publishing. She has worked on a variety of journals, and is currently the Senior Technical Illustrator at O’Reilly Media and the house designer for the Seattle Play Series.

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Alright, here we are, back for more reading recommendations from the long months between last May and now. I may or may not have been reading a LOT. And writing a lot. NaNoWriMo was in there somewhere, along with a move, starting a new career as a full time writer and educator, and so so so much more. Who knew staying home during a pandemic could be this busy?!

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