Carol Lynch Williams

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Carol Lynch Williams is a PEN Award–winning author of more than a dozen books and a graduate of the Vermont College MFA program. Carol facilitates the children’s writing conferences at Utah Valley University and Brigham Young University. She lives in Utah with her family. Visit her at CarolLynchWilliams.com.

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Messenger
Signed, Skye Harper
Waiting
Glimpse

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My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Treat people right and serve them.

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Honesty, kindness, a good sense of humor  (and of course a terrific dancer)

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. I'd like to learn how to rollerblade. I don't have great balance. There's a whole bunch of stuff I wish I could do. I'd like to be able to stand on my hands without breaking my neck. I'd like to be able to jog, and enjoy it. I'd like to be able to cook and when I turned around the kitchen would be neat and clean. So I guess I wish i could do magic, too.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. I'm a fantastic dancer, and I'm not just kidding.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. I love Elton John {Levon}, I think Lady Gaga Is very talented {Bad Romance}, I love classical {Lizst}, I've seen AFI live {Sing the Sorrow, the album. ps I didn't get squished at that concert}, Michael Jackson {EVERYTHING. I'm so sad he's gone.}

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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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