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Kirstin Lenane

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www.kirstinlenane.com
Blog: www.frogndau.com
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Twitter: https://twitter.com/KirstinLenane

Although I began as a short-story writer, my work has evolved into what I now call my "illustrated stories." These stories contain a revolving cast of existential, furry creatures, struggling with the timeless topics of what it means to be a good friend, how to cope with one's imperfections, and how to lead a life well-lived.

After completing my MFA in Creative Writing and struggling for several years to eek out worthy sentences, I began drawing pictures again. Somehow, adding this visual component rekindled my creative spirit and returned me to a more natural place as a writer.

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Kirstin Lenane Draw a picture. I am not a professional artist, by any means. My drawings usually come out looking a little funny. This gives me ideas for characters…moreDraw a picture. I am not a professional artist, by any means. My drawings usually come out looking a little funny. This gives me ideas for characters and situations. The story comes out of my drawings.(less)
Kirstin Lenane You get to be a creative person and use your imagination. It makes life more rich and interesting. It also provides an escape from the challenge of…moreYou get to be a creative person and use your imagination. It makes life more rich and interesting. It also provides an escape from the challenge of everyday living. When you create art, your perspective broadens. It helps me to take life a little less seriously (and a little more seriously, at the same time).(less)
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I also thought it was pretty unlikely that I would be able to draw a unicorn, so you see? You just never know. #unicorn #thegoldenarches #comic #freestuff

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Frog and Hamster Go Back to School by Kirstin Lenane
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"Charming story about seeing outside of the box and being open to new experiences. Even though Charlie is happy with his life, his horizons are opened when the Creature comes into his café. Excellent children's book. "
Charlie and the Creature by Kirstin Lenane
"Charlie and the Creature, by author Kirsten Lenane, is wonderful storytelling for young and old, especially those who have ever been afraid of things unknown to them. The very different looking Creature who loves to travel and explore the world, s..." Read more of this review »
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