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Astrid V. Tallaksen

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Astrid V. Tallaksen grew up with a heart for stories of creatures and places outside of this world. Her love of reading quickly became a love of writing. She spent several years creating content and helping writers to improve their craft on the online world of Althanas, a creative writing workshop in the guise of a roleplaying forum. A self-avowed nerd, Astrid loves science fiction, comic books, and eighties fantasy movies in the vein of The Princess Bride and Labyrinth. Her geekiness extends to annual volunteer work at the massive sci-fi convention known as Dragon*con every year in Atlanta, Georgia. In the odd times that she's not immersed in geekdom or writing, Astrid loves to sing karaoke, crochet, and spend time with her family and pets ...more

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Astrid V. Tallaksen Usually I just whine a lot. But while I'm whining I'm looking at quotes, and writing prompts, and whatever else I can find to get the juices flowing.
Astrid V. Tallaksen I'd love to say it's setting my own hours, but there are times when I get insomnia because I can't sleep for all the ideas drowning me. But to be able…moreI'd love to say it's setting my own hours, but there are times when I get insomnia because I can't sleep for all the ideas drowning me. But to be able to create an entire world is pretty awesome.(less)
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Seems like everyone has a “dream cast” or “head cast” of their favorite books these days. If a movie or show is ever made based on the book, these are the actors they want to see in the main roles. Well, I don’t know about other writers, but I have a dream cast for the characters in my own books. Some of the characters, like Sara, could be played by a couple of different actors, but really ther...

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