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Writing blog By Sylvia Stein

I was recently asked by Author and friend Emerald Barnes to answer the following 
What are you working on?
I am working on my Nano novel Clarity now that Closure is out.
How does your work differ from others of its genre? Well my work differs from others because I try to focus on characters that needed to find some type of resolve and go through some type of transformation as they go through their journey.
For example my novella Closure talks about abuse and it tells the story of a young girl who loses her mother to cancer and then her father becomes an alcoholic and makes her life unbearable and it is about a journey for both of them. Then Clarity was inspired when in last year in July 2013 I woke up to the news that a beloved character from one of my favorite show Glee had passed on.
I then began this story in November for Nano and created Mia Gerard who has lost her fiancĂ©e Leo Dancy and begins to try and rebuild her life by leaving her hometown of Michigan and moving to New Y…