I'm a writer who mainly writes children's/young adult books, but I also write short stories which have won awards and publication in many journals.
Most recently, I've written short stories for the wonderful Next Chapter Literary Magazine. If you live in coastal North Carolina drop by the Next Chapter Books and Art at 320 S. Front Street, New Bern. Not only will you be able to buy a copy of my books there, but you'll find many local writers and artist's works there. If you're not from this area you may buy a copy at the ubiquitous Amazon. https://www.amazon.com/Next-Chapter-Literary-Magazine-July/dp I also have a short story entitled "Trust" which got a very nice and encouraging rejection letter from Craft Magazine. They apologized for cutting it from the final contest round and asked me to submit other work. Very unusual in this day and age.
I've always been a story teller, including about the people I've seen at the train/bus/airport terminals. Or even in the grocery store. Everybody has a story to be written by or about them. Check out my books here:
I love to chat with people because that's how I figure out what my characters will be like. Please feel free to tell me a bit about yourself. It's a given that do you like to read, but what else do you like to do? Cook? Garden? Travel? Mess around with social media sites? Go out to dinner with friends? Go to plays, musical events, church, or are you an
I'm an old woman, so am a bit slow on figuring out computer stuff, but with a fair amount of yelling, I have figured out how to write my blog and send postings through Instagram, Facebook, Linked In, and WordPress. Please help me get better, by sending me your wonderful missives. I believe if you just google Sarah Maury Swan you'll find my pages. I belong to several Facebook groups such as New Bern Farmers Market and SCBWI.
My blog is https://sarahsbookreflection.com