Gillian Bronte Adams

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Gillian Bronte Adams is a sword-wielding, horse-riding, wander-loving fantasy author, rarely found without a coffee in hand and rumored to pack books before clothes when she hits the road. Working in youth ministry left her with a passion for journeying alongside children and teens. (It also enhanced her love of coffee.) Now, she writes novels that follow outcast characters down broken roads, through epic battles, and onward to adventure. And at the end of a long day of typing, she can be found saddling her wild thing and riding off into the sunset, seeking adventures of her own (and more coffee).

She loves to connect with readers and fellow wanderers online through her website, Facebook page, and Instagram.

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Gillian Bronte Adams I think it's important to remember that the purpose of a sermon is to preach, but the purpose of a novel is to tell a story. It's natural that your be…moreI think it's important to remember that the purpose of a sermon is to preach, but the purpose of a novel is to tell a story. It's natural that your beliefs will seep into the story, but it's less likely to come across as preachy when they provide supporting themes rather than major plot points.(less)
Gillian Bronte Adams I rarely base characters off people I know. Occasionally there are aspects of a character that remind me of someone or of a certain situation or circu…moreI rarely base characters off people I know. Occasionally there are aspects of a character that remind me of someone or of a certain situation or circumstance someone I know has gone through, but that's generally as far as it goes.

When I’m brainstorming, characters hop into my head in a variety of stages of composition. Some arrive almost fully formed complete with a name, personality, mode of speech, etc. Others I can see but not hear. And still others reveal their thoughts and emotions while I still don’t know who they are, what they look like, or even what they are called. With such characters, I have to dig deep to uncover their true selves … and often, they end up being the best ones of all!(less)
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The Courage of a Gardener: Hope Awakening Again

“Your land must be a realm of peace and content, and there must gardeners be in high honor.” The Two Towers, J.R.R. Tolkien For years now, I’ve harbored the oft-spoken desire to start a vegetable garden. It hadn’t quite become solidified enough in my mind to be a goal, but somehow the idea of planting […]
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“Sure. I generally make it a point not to refuse anyone with a weapon in my face.”
Gillian Bronte Adams, Songkeeper

“At the worst times, the best plan was often no plan. And Ky excelled at coming up with no plan.”
Gillian Bronte Adams, Orphan's Song

“Don't look so stiff and concerned, bucko. Word from the wise, sometimes there's no better place to hide than in the open, and no better way to disappear than to stand out."
"That doesn't make any sense."
"Sure it does. Hogan wrote it years and years ago - you do know who Hogan is right?”
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Abigail H. Leskey Thank you for accepting my friend request!


Allison Ruvidich I've added Orphan's Song, and we're friends. : ) Social media entries, please?


Gillian Bronte Adams Allison wrote: "I just got a copy of Brandon Sanderson's "Words of Radiance," and the picture of Shallan in the front looks SO MUCH like you!"

Really? I'll take that as a complement! :)


Allison Ruvidich I just got a copy of Brandon Sanderson's "Words of Radiance," and the picture of Shallan in the front looks SO MUCH like you!


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