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Greg Jolley

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Greg Jolley (also published under Gregory French) earned a master of art in writing from the University of San Francisco. He is the author of sixteen novels and one collection about the fictional, film industry-based Danser family. He currently lives in the Very Small town of Ormond Beach, Florida

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Greg Jolley I wanted to explore the life as lived after a person makes a significant change in her or his life. So often, we spend a great deal of time and energy…moreI wanted to explore the life as lived after a person makes a significant change in her or his life. So often, we spend a great deal of time and energy planning and enacting a big life change and that is often the story told. I wanted to look at other side of change.(less)
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Dot to Dot (Danser, #2)

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Where's Karen (Danser, #4)

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A LIFE THROUGH BOOKS INTERVIEW with Greg Jolley

Greg Jolley, author of
Thieves
Book One: The Obscurité de Floride Trilogy

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“Despite my ghoulish reputation, I really have the heart of a small boy. I keep it in a jar on my desk.”
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“The man who smiles when things go wrong has thought of someone to blame it on.”
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“She was the only one left, and she was real.
To be the only one, and to know that you are real - that's sanity, isn't it?
But just to be on the safe side, maybe it was best to keep pretending that one was a stuffed figure. Not to move. Never to move. Just to sit here in the tiny room, forever and ever.
If she sat there without moving, they wouldn't punish her.
If she sat there without moving, they'd know that she was sane, sane, sane.
She sat there for quite a long time, and then a fly came buzzing through the bars.
It lighted on her hand.
If she wanted to, she could reach out and swat the fly.
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She didn't swat it, and she hoped they were watching, because that proved what sort of a person she really was.
Why, she wouldn't even harm a fly...”
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Greg Jolley Majenta wrote: "Hello, Greg! Thanks for contacting me. Congratulations on your publishing success! Have a good week.

Best wishes from Majenta"


Thank you - we do live in good and interesting times!
Greg


Majenta Hello, Greg! Thanks for contacting me. Congratulations on your publishing success! Have a good week.

Best wishes from Majenta


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