Episode 50 – Kristen Day

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Kristen Day

Kristen Day is the author of teen and young adult fiction. She loves writing paranormal romance and has a passion for greek and roman mythology. She is a southern belle at heart with a crazy streak that desperately tries to escape at every opportunity. She love all things nostalgic, rustic, and quirky.

Learn more about Kristen @ http://kristendaybooks.com/

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Episode 49 – Amy Leigh Strickland

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Amy Leigh Strickland

Amy Leigh Strickland was born Amy Leigh Albro on June 8, 1986 in a hospital in Nashua, NH. She was raised for eighteen years in Townsend, MA, participating in Drama Club, Girl Scouts, Art Club, Flight Student Literary Magazine, and the National Honors Society. Amy graduated as a Gold Award Girl Scout, as President of her school’s chapter of the NHS, and received the Flag Award for citizenship.

After graduating High School, Amy enrolled in the Savannah College of Artand Design. Amy earned her BFA in Performing Arts at SCAD, and she starred in Sharon Ott’s 2008 production of Oliver Twist as the title role. During this time, she also took advantage of her electives, studying writing, Shakespeare, and World Mythology. It was here that she met her future husband, Kyle Strickland.

In the summer of 2008, BFA in-hand, Amy returned to Townsend, MA to plan her wedding. She began writing her first novel while working retail and doing freelance web design work. On April 24, 2010, Amy married and became Amy Leigh Strickland. Days after returning from her honeymoon, Amy packed up and moved to Alabama.

Amy’s first published novel, Olympia Heights: The Pantheon, was released in July of 2011. Its sequels, Olympia Heights: The Weight of the World, Olympia Heights: The Blood of Athens, and Olympia Heights: The Cult of Kronos followed. In 2013, Strickland published Rescue OR, Royer Goldhawk’s Remarkable Journal, an American steampunk adventure novel. Its sequel is expected in 2014.

Strickland holds a Masters of Secondary Education (English Language Arts) from the University of Montevallo.

Learn more about Amy @ http://www.amyleighstrickland.com/

Support Amy’s Kickstarter campaign here!

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Premiere YA Hangout with Misty Provencher

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Misty Provencher is a long-term wife, mama, and author. The first two are a bit more recent, but Provencher’s writing roots date back to the hieroglyphics she left in her mother’s womb.

While Provencher can ride a motorcycle, knows how to Karate chop, and has learned enough French, Spanish, and Sign Language to get herself slapped, Misty’s life is actually just the ruse she uses to connect with people. She is totally enchanted with them and spends her days trying to translate the soul bouquets of her muses into words.

Misty Provencher lives in the Mitten. Knock on her internet blog door at: Misty Provencher’s Books, http://mistypro.blogspot.com/ or find her on Facebook and Twitter as Misty Provencher.

 

Episode 48 – Meradeth Houston

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Meradeth’s never been a big fan of talking about herself, but if you really want to know, here are some random tidbits about her:

>She’s a Northern California girl. This generally means she talks too fast and uses “like” a lot.
>When she’s not writing, she’s sequencing dead people’s DNA. For fun!
>She’s been writing since she was 11 years old. It’s her hobby, her passion, and she’s so happy to get to share her work!
>If she could have a super-power, it would totally be flying. Which is a little strange, because she’s terrified of heights.

Learn more about Meradeth @ http://www.meradethhouston.com/

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Episode 47 – Lynn Vroman

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Born in Pennsylvania, Lynn spent most of her childhood, especially during math class, daydreaming. Today, she spends an obscene amount of time in her head, only now she writes down all the cool stuff.

With a degree in English Literature, Lynn used college as an excuse to read for four years straight. She lives in the Pocono Mountains with her husband, raising the four most incredible human beings on the planet. She writes young adult novels, both fantasy and contemporary.

Learn more about Lynn @ http://lynnvroman.com/


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