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Kristin A. Oakley

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Kristin A. Oakley is the author of two award-winning suspense thrillers, Carpe Diem, Illinois and God on Mayhem Street. She teaches writing workshops, has critiqued manuscripts through the UW-Madison Division of Continuing Studies, and has helped writers hone their agent pitches at the Division’s Writers’ Institute.

As a Chicago Writers Association board member, she was the managing editor of The Write City Magazine and The Write City Review and is now co-chairing CWA’s educational programming. Kristin’s young adult thriller, The Devil Particle, will be released in June of 2023. Additionally, Kristin reviews books and writes about being a novelist in her bi-monthly newsletter available at kristinoakley.net.

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Kristin A. Oakley Alcohol, lots of alcohol--no, just kidding. Actually, the best cure for me is to write down anything that comes to mind. Even if it isn't good, it loo…moreAlcohol, lots of alcohol--no, just kidding. Actually, the best cure for me is to write down anything that comes to mind. Even if it isn't good, it loosens up ideas and eventually the words begin to flow. I like to write first thing in the morning because then I find I'm thinking about my story all day, writing it in my head or working out a problem with the plot. Then the next morning, no blockage!(less)
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New City, New Home

It’s official, I’m now a resident of Waukesha, Wisconsin. Last week, I moved from Madison to Waukesha to join the rest of my family who all live in the Milwaukee area. I’m now half a mile from my older daughter, her husband, and their golden retriever. And my younger daughter is 18 miles away, studying costume design at UW-Milwaukee. It’s wonderful to be so close.

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