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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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My Poor Neglected Back-Burner Story


I started writing the rough draft for my Hansel and Gretel inspired young adult book back in February 2010. I’ve worked on it off and on throughout the years – although most of 2014 past without me even opening the file – but my progress keeps getting interrupted by different projects, like in 2012 when …

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The Princes of Tangleforest Chapter 1


How do you change Frogs Nerds into Princes the popular kids ? The Princes of Tangleforest by Dorlana Vann (Fairy Tale inspired Young Adult) The Princes of Tangleforest by Dorlana Vann  Chapter 1 Although the girly-girl-filled lunch table buzzed with excitement over the cute new guy with the mess of blond waves, Julia Webster tried to ignore …

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FREE Kindle Ebook – Silverweed: a supernatural fairy tale


Hi Friends, The Kindle edition of Silverweed: a supernatural fairy tale will be free Sunday Sept 30, 2012.  It is a werewolf, Little Red Riding Hood inspired, young adult novel.  The links are below. I have more info about the book here about Silverweed    Here is the blurb: Once upon a time Granny was attacked by …

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