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The Wonder of a Writer's Place--Wednesday Guest Feature


For the next few Wednesdays, I'm going to be doing a guest writer feature called The Wonder of the Writer's Place. Each week, a teen writer will introduce you to their favorite writing place and why they find this place important to them. I hope you learn and find encouragement in what each one of these writers have to say. Today, I'd like to welcome Amanda Brown to my blog.
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            Describe briefly your favorite place to write.
            On my computer in my bedroom.

            Why do you find this place important to you?
It’s comfortable, and I have a big window off to one side that I can look out of when describing nature or when the computer screen is just taxing my eyes.

            How has you writing been impacted by this place?
It’s just my thinking spot!  I get all my best ideas there.

            Three words only to describe the necessity for all writers to have a writing place.
An absolute necessity.

 

            More about Amanda:

Amanda Brown is a 15 (almost 16) year old teen fiction writer. She loves writing tales about teen girls struggling against themselves, and of course weaving a little bit of romance.  She loves eating moose tracks ice cream and watching Once Upon A Time and Keeping Up Appearances on Netflix.  She maintains both a writing magazine and blog for tween/teen girls.  Find it at www.skgfun.com.  You can also find her on Twitter @SKakalakiGirl and on Instagram @SouthKakalakiGirl.  She also has a YouTube channel that she updates with vlogs, tutorials, and review videos.  Find her channel @SKGFun.         


            ~ Alyson


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