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Claudia Brevis

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CLAUDIA BREVIS is an author, songwriter, playwright & genealogist living with her husband, Skip, in NYC.

Claudia’s music and lyrics have been featured on stage, television, film and recordings.

She vocal-arranged and composed original music for the off-Broadway hit Beehive, the 60′s Musical , and co-wrote the 2011 New York International Fringe Festival hit, Winner Take All (A Rock Opera) . Other works include Norwegian Cruise's Showdown , an interactive American Idol spoof now in its 6th year on the high seas.

When she isn’t writing music, digging in ancestral records, or working on her next novel or screenplay, Claudia can most often be found just hanging with her family!

The post-apocalyptic A GAZILLION LITTLE BITS is Claudia’s debut no
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Claudia Brevis If I'm really stuck on the next moment in a story, I'll take it to bed, and as I'm falling asleep I'll play the scene in my head. Usually I'll find a…moreIf I'm really stuck on the next moment in a story, I'll take it to bed, and as I'm falling asleep I'll play the scene in my head. Usually I'll find a direction that way. If it's just a matter of I don't have the concentration to write or figure out a transition into what I know I want to say...well, the only cure for that is to sit down and do it. Even if it's half a sentence. Sometimes a few words will get me over the hump.(less)
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A Gazillion Little Bits

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