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Sarah Benson

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Sarah Benson has worked as a journalist and graphic designer. She now writes fiction, which makes her happy. She holds degrees from BYU-Idaho. Sarah lives in a log cabin in the beautiful mountains near Coeur d’Alene, Idaho with her husband and four kids. She loves interacting with her readers.

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Sarah Benson I think for me, writer’s block is more writer’s distraction. When the stresses of life pull my attention away from my writing, it’s difficult to get…moreI think for me, writer’s block is more writer’s distraction. When the stresses of life pull my attention away from my writing, it’s difficult to get into my characters’ heads. If I make sure I get into my writing zone every day, I rarely get writer’s block. Another thing that helps if I get stuck is to do something creative that isn’t related to writing - play music, draw, make a craft, etc. Oftentimes this allows the creative mind to relax and the problems begin to solve themselves, allowing you to return to the writing.(less)
Sarah Benson I feel like the stories choose me. The characters voices and scenes just come to me and compel me to write them down. I love that sense of discovery…moreI feel like the stories choose me. The characters voices and scenes just come to me and compel me to write them down. I love that sense of discovery as you work your way through your story.(less)
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Hello Friends! I am super excited to share with you something I have been working on for over a year. Doing the research to write my YA novel Born of Shadow was such a fun journey. To assist Kami in her travels through Egypt, I delved into Egyptian culture, history, and landmarks. It was fascinating […]

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“You can be proud of your country and culture and, at the same time, recognize that there is something that's wrong that needs to be changed.”
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“What hardens the heart to allow you to rejoice in another's greatest sorrow? It makes no sense. We are all brothers and sisters in the human family.”
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“If this were a fairy tale, I'd be my own damned knight.”
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“You could rattle the stars," she whispered. "You could do anything, if only you dared. And deep down, you know it, too. That’s what scares you most.”
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“Heroes don't exist. And if they did, I wouldn't be one of them.”
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