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Danielle Burnette

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Danielle Burnette lives with her husband and children in northern California. Her first contemporary Young Adult novel, The Spanish Club, won second place in the 2015 Reader Views Literary Awards. Her short fiction has appeared in PRISM international, Soundings Review, and Lunch Ticket. Between penning more works of short fiction, she is currently editing her next novel.

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Danielle Burnette Whenever I come down with writer's block (yes, it is a sickness!), I do what I call "stream-of-consciousness" writing. I write about the problem I am…moreWhenever I come down with writer's block (yes, it is a sickness!), I do what I call "stream-of-consciousness" writing. I write about the problem I am having with the story as though I am conversing with myself. It probably sounds crazy, but eventually I manage to "talk" myself through the block.(less)
Danielle Burnette The freedom. The only obstacle to what I can write is myself.
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I'm thrilled to have my short story, The View from Room 128, published by Lunch Ticket! Although the story is entirely fictional, it was inspired by my own experience as a candy striper. You can read it here, and let me know what you think!
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