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Jacqueline Carey

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Jacqueline Carey (born 1964 in Highland Park, Illinois) is an author and novelist, primarily of fantasy fiction.

She attended Lake Forest College, receiving B.A.'s in psychology and English literature. During college, she spent 6 months working in a bookstore as part of a work exchange program. While there, she decided to write professionally. After returning she started her writing career while working at the art center of a local college. After ten years, she discovered success with the publication of her first book in 2001.

Currently, Carey lives in western Michigan and is a member of the oldest Mardi Gras krewe in
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Jacqueline Carey It’s hard to give advice on writing, because the best way to learn is through doing. No two writers work the same way, and everyone has to find their…moreIt’s hard to give advice on writing, because the best way to learn is through doing. No two writers work the same way, and everyone has to find their own path. So… write. Write a lot. Build a world and explore it. Create characters and break their hearts. Take risks, and don’t be afraid to make mistakes. Experiment. All the methodology — whether to outline in advance or wing it, write in a linear fashion or skip around, follow a rigid schedule or go with the flow of inspiration, edit as you write or worry about it later — emerges with experience. As you write, you’ll discover what works for you.(less)
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David Wooddell There will be a wonderful masque ball to celebrate Jacqueline Carey and the Longest Night on December 16, 2017 near Harrisburg, PA. I attended the ball last December, with my wife, and had a fun time. Ms. Carey is a delight to meet - she will be at the Longest Night Masque this year, again. I urge all who enjoy her work, and would like to meet her, to sign up for this very fun costume event. Proceeds to help a charity Petapalooza! http://www.thelongestnightmasque.com


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