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Writing Update – April 2016


    Hi Friends, Here’s what I’ve been up to with my writing. Young Adult Fairy Tale Inspired Book: I’m pretty much finished with the first 10 chapters. I’m working on rewrites/edits through the middle of the book, and I’m satisfied with the way those are going. But the end, yikes, it is still a …

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Dorlana’s Writing Diary (9th entry)


The Trouble with Scarecrows (Book 2 Trouble with Men) –  I have my cover and my official summary/blurb , and a few days ago, I received my final galleys. But every time I get my edits back, I find tons of things to change – from commas to entire paragraphs. It’s not as much as …

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Free Fairy Tale Inspired YA Novel: The Princes of Tangleforest


What if the school’s misfits discovered a way to use mind control in order to become the popular group? Free  January 7-11 2016 The Princes of Tangleforest (Inspired by the classic fairy tale Rapunzel ) by Dorlana Vann  ages 12+ Skater and reformed geek, Tanner Dobbs, soon learns that his new school, Tangleforest High, is ruled …

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Writing Diary Entry #5


Well, I don’t feel like it has been a very productive week … June 29 – July 5 Trouble with Men Series book #3 – words written: 3253 I struggled pretty much the entire week. Since I really don’t know anything about the end of my book yet, it’s trial and error. This week had …

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Rough Draft Diary Entry #3


June 15 – June 21 Not a lot of words written last week – but I feel I needed this time to get my thoughts together. So you can guess what my goal is for this week – type, type, type … Trouble with Men Series book #3 – words written: 779 When I opened …

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Rough Draft Diary Entry #1


So I decided to work on the rough drafts of two books at the same time.  I do like being able to have another book to go to if I get stalled on the other – but they are so different that it’s a huge mindset change whenever I do go to the next book. …

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Mailing list/Drawing for Signed Paperback


Email/Mailing List (Trouble with Men Series)  If you would like to be notified about updates and when books from my new series, Trouble with Men, are available in eBook and print, join my mailing list*. You will automatically be included in a drawing for a signed copy of The Trouble with Snowmen whenever the paperback is available. …

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