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Shelley Sackier

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Shelley Sackier grew up in a small farming community in Northern Wisconsin continually searching for ways to grow warm. Realizing she would never be able to enjoy ice cream like real people should, she left the state and lived the blissful life of a traveling musician. Discovering her stories needed more space than two verses a bridge and a chorus could provide, she began storytelling in earnest. And then in Virginia. Which is where she lives now and continues to write.
Her first novel, DEAR OPL (Sourcebooks 2015), is a tale about a snarky, overweight thirteen-year old, who suffers from loss everywhere in her life except on her body.
Her next novel, The Freemason's Daughter (HarperCollins, 2017) is a story about a 16 yr old Scottish girl li
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Shelley Sackier A lot of authors don't want to admit to having writer's block, but I say toss aside the discomfort from the confession. Everyone has a different way…moreA lot of authors don't want to admit to having writer's block, but I say toss aside the discomfort from the confession. Everyone has a different way of handling it. I, myself, have a whole array of ointments, creams and lotions. If things really get out of hand, I visit a doctor. Nothing cures writer's block faster than a visit to a psychiatrist who will loan you his copy of the latest Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. Not only does it unmask the personal chaos you've been attempting to hide for years, but it works perfectly as an emotional thesaurus for the characters in your book. Works every time.(less)
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The Freemason's Daughter

3.34 avg rating — 273 ratings — published 2017 — 3 editions
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Dear Opl

3.60 avg rating — 73 ratings — published 2015 — 4 editions
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The Antidote

3.43 avg rating — 7 ratings — expected publication 2019 — 3 editions
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You know how you can have like … the best day of your life, and then suddenly the whole world just beams down on you with sunshine and flowers for days and days to follow, and you just bask in that glow? Yeah, neither do I. Except for the first part. My child has finally […]
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