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Joyce R. Alton

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Author, Joyce R. Alton, has been writing stories and creating fictional worlds for over three decades. She loves music, movies, reading, cooking, and helping other people, but her first love is spending time with her husband and three children.

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Joyce R. Alton Hi Curtis,

I see your last name is pretty similar. That's neat! The word "Trefury" was something I made up when I was a teenager, several years ago.…more
Hi Curtis,

I see your last name is pretty similar. That's neat! The word "Trefury" was something I made up when I was a teenager, several years ago. I've had a few people ask me if it meant "three" something. It doesn't. The book takes place on two alien planets, not Earth, and so languages and words are not Latin-based. Trefury means "legendary defender" in the language I made up.

Thank you for asking. =)(less)
Joyce R. Alton I either step back and go do something in the real world so I can let the story simmer in the back of my mind, or I switch gears and pull out another…moreI either step back and go do something in the real world so I can let the story simmer in the back of my mind, or I switch gears and pull out another story to work on. Both always work and when I'm ready with a solution I go back to work on the first story.(less)
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That question has been on my mind a lot lately. When we write, we're usually alone; it's a solo process. When we want feedback or advice or direction, we want to turn to other writers, not non-writers. That means we need to be part of some kind of writing community.

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