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Constance Burris

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Born
in Oklahoma City, The United States
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author: R.A. Salvatore, Octavia Butler, Nnedi Okorafor

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Constance Burris is a nerd, writer of diverse fiction, wife and mother. Most of her stories are speculative fiction. She was lost moment she read her first science fiction story in kindergarten about people living on Venus. When she discovered no one live there, she was heartbroken, but it didn't affect her love for all things fantastical. ...more

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Constance Burris The best thing about being a writer is bringing my characters to life. They all want to have their stories told. Whenever I hit publish, I feel like I…moreThe best thing about being a writer is bringing my characters to life. They all want to have their stories told. Whenever I hit publish, I feel like I've done them justice.

A close second would be receiving messages from fans. I love it when the characters I love so much are loved by others too. (less)
Constance Burris I've never had writer's block. I write stories because I have no other choice. If I don't write my soul is uneasy. My biggest problem is not having th…moreI've never had writer's block. I write stories because I have no other choice. If I don't write my soul is uneasy. My biggest problem is not having the time to tell they story the way it wants to be told. (less)
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A Love Letter To Hippolyta (Lovecraft Country)

The enthusiasm around the HBO show Lovecraft Country has come and gone, but I have some time, so I’m trying to clear out my drafts folder. So here some thoughts I had after being blown away from Episode 7 I AM.

The show was uneven and there are things I liked and didn’t like about it (Why did they kill Yahima?). Overall, seeing Black characters with agency fighting monsters and witches outweigh

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Constance Burris is 6% done with The Silent Waters: uh oh, here comes the sad part. I might have to put this down for a little. I'm not ready.
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Constance Burris Gisele wrote: "Happy Birthday!"

Thank You!


Gisele Walko Happy Birthday!


Gisele Walko Be safe from the tornadoes, Lady!! I'm enjoying Chalcedony.


Dustin Hi, good day to you, Constance!

How are you today?

I thought you and I were already GR friends, but I guess not..? Thank you for the request, I really appreciated it.:)


Enjoy the rest of your day and have an awesome week!!


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