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Ahhh, the leisurely life of a writer...

Deep in the mountains of Southern West Virginia, I (attempt to) write the "Great American Novel"...and sometimes just a rather good regional story... 

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WVWriterGirl and family.

Yes, I am a woman.  I know the name's confusing, but you'll get it, I'm sure.  Born in 1975, I have a son and a wonderful husband, both of whom support me (well, kind of...) in my writing endeavors.  I am a full-time writer and stay-at-home mom (for the time being) and still struggle to make ends meet and find time to just relax and be creative.  Writing is fulfilling, frustrating, exhilirating, draining, difficult, and full of joy.  I wouldn't wish the life of a writer on my worst enemy, but I'll be the first to suggest it to anyone.

WVWriterGirl Reader

Open Book, Spinning

A short list of the books I'm currently reading:

I Am Legend by Richard Matheson
Sourcery by Terry Pratchett
The Magician's Nephew by C. S. Lewis

A selected list of my favorite books:
 
The Dark Tower series of books by Stephen King
American Gods by Neil Gaiman
The Belgariad series, The Mallorean series and supporting books by David Eddings
Dune series of books by Frank Herbert, Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson

For an author, writing should be like breathing; the writer has no choice.
 
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