Diana Stout

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Diana Stout, MFA, PhD is a screenwriter, author, former English professor, who loves to teach others about writing. Her students have said, "She smiles when she talks about writing."

An award-winning writer in multiple genres, she has published books, magazine articles, short stories, poetry, served both as a newspaper and magazine columnist, had two short plays produced in New York, and has optioned a screenplay.

She has served as a reviewer for various academic journals, as a contest judge for multiple writing organizationsboth young adult and adult, in fiction and nonfiction.

Her most ambitious project to date and the one she is most proud, and which has recently been published is Grendels Mother, an epic fantasy.

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Diana Stout I have three sets of favorite couples and I watch these movies over and over:
1. Anne & Captain Wentworth from Jane Austen's book, Persuasion
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I have three sets of favorite couples and I watch these movies over and over:
1. Anne & Captain Wentworth from Jane Austen's book, Persuasion
2. Darcy & Lizzie from Jane Austen's book, Pride and Prejudice
3. Veronica Franco & Marco Venier from the movie, Dangerous Beauty

All can be classified as romances, but each one of these heroines are spunky, speak their minds, and are smart.(less)
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August is fantasy month. This is the fourth of our advance polls through September (check your messages...I sent out a broadcast about this to all members). Voting is open until April 15th.

Grendel's Mother Grendel's Mother by Diana Stout Diana Stout
 
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Arthur the King Arthur the King by Allan Massie Allan Massie
 
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Song for the Basilisk Song for the Basilisk by Patricia A. McKillip Patricia A. McKillip
 
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Spindle's End Spindle's End by Robin McKinley Robin McKinley
 
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The Smoke Thief The Smoke Thief (Drakon, #1) by Shana Abe Shana Abe
 
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