Carol Lynch Williams

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Carol Lynch Williams grew up in Florida but now lives in Utah with her husband and seven children. She has an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults, and helped develop the conference on Writing and Illustrating for Young Readers at Brigham Young University.

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Messenger
Signed, Skye Harper
Waiting
Glimpse
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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Treat people right and serve them.

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. I'd like to think I'm funny. My daughters say I'm a good mom {I hope that's true}.

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. No! Please. I'm begging you. I'm just sayin'. Stop fighting. Put away your cell phone, now! I love you.

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. An actress (see Wolverine comment above). A model. The voice-over you hear in the grocery store ("Clean-up on aisle seven, Mark. Thank you!"). Sexy Librarian who gets to tell people about books and read but doesn't have to shelve anything. I'd also like to be the lady who holds all the new babies and gives them hugs and kisses after they are born {and cleaned off}.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. The nice people.

Author Voices

September 02, 2010

UK S&S

I am so excited that I have a book published in ENGLAND! I lived in England for a couple of years when I was very, very little. I was quite cute then, much shorter and had curly blond hair. I remember having a little red wagon. I really hope that the UK readers will love and embrace Kyra’s story.

WRITING THE CHOSEN ONE
For me, a good story is something that I feel emotionally connected to. That’s the story I want to write. If I’m angry at an idea, or laughing over it, or weeping at it, then I will probably want to put pen to paper. And the thing that I most love about writing is making things appear out... see more

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