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Amanda Orneck
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My book will be funding through New Year's, but the current low price will only last until Thursday. Please check it out and tell your friends!
With a large cast of vivid characters, Seven Shards: The Colors of Wine tells the tale of seven clashing counties manipulated by one woman. Seven Shards: The Colors of Wine is a 250-page fantasy book by C. Brennecke. Follow Seven Shards: The Colors of Wine on Inkshares.
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An interesting breakdown of the various routes to publishing.  There is no longer just one way to get your book to press.
 
Benefits and drawbacks of publishing paths.
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Big News is coming friends, and anyone who loves Fantasy books should stay tuned. All this week I'll be making announcements leading up to the weekend.

First up, I'm going to be at Rocket City Lit Fest (http://www.rocketcitylitfest.com/) October 10 & 11, in Huntsville, AL.  If you're in the area, stop by booth 314 and say hi!
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Once again I show you the Dapper Cat.
He's ready to come for tea and biscuits. 
Do you have any grey poupon?

available in my etsy shop.
https://www.etsy.com/listing/225337494/dapper-cat

#caturday  
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Thanks for the share +Amanda Orneck​
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Just loverly.
 
Art Nouveau French Bronze Dragon Nautilus Shell Lamp 1900's

Bronze and natural nautilus shell, with foundry numbers at the base, but no maker's mark. via eBay.

I always find works with dragons interesting, and coming from the Art Nouveau period makes them doubly so. I'm not sure I understand connecting a nautilus shell to this, but as we don't know the maker, I suppose we don't know the intention. Still very unique, though.

#dragon   #bronze   #artnouveau   #nautilusshell   #lamp  

via/ bit.ly/DragonLamp
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+Amanda Orneck, author of Shadow of the Owl​, answers my world builders questions. Check out her advice on keeping track of story details using Story Bibles, and the importance of exploring just the right amount of world detail without becoming a crypto-anthropologist.

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My guest today is Amanda Orneck, author of Shadow of the Owl. Born in Fountain Valley, CA, raised in a small town called Montrose, CA, Amanda has never stayed in one place for long -- until now. Sh...
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Just wanted to let you know I've entered my upcoming indie fantasy novel Shadow of the Owl in a contest to win a publishing contract with Nerdist.  Please help me by checking out the book, reading the first chapter, and letting your friends know how awesome it is.  Only the top five books with the most preorders will get entered to win, so I need your help!
A reluctant princess. A farm girl sharing memories with her dead twin. A predestined orphan. Together they must stop the usurper or perish. Shadow of the Owl is a 360-page fantasy book by Amanda Orneck. Follow Shadow of the Owl on Inkshares.
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Snow White!! For our new Disney Character Series debuting, I'd like to share some tips for new visitors. This is one of my favorites from my Disney collection.

If meeting characters during your Walt Disney World vacation is important then here are a few tips. Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Animal Kingdom & Hollywood Studios each have a plethora of characters to Meet & Greet with. Your task is to select with park you want to tackle first & utilize FastPass+. Visit DisneyWorld.com, find the "Entertainment" section of each park and here you'll see ALL characters with their times for that day. Now for those that do utilize FastPass+, here's where your early planning gets you in quicker then everyone else. With just park tickets you can select FastPass tickets up to 30 days in advance, 60 days for those who booked a Disney hotel/park vacation combo. For those other characters meeting guests in random spots you'll have to grab an "Entertainment Times Guide" along with a park map and find your character in the list. Most likely if he/she is not on the list, they are not at that park. Always ask a Disney Cast Member for more information as they will have a times guide that they keep on them to help you out. Always always always arrive early or during Extra magic Hours for hotel park guests to get in those character lines early. Once in line you will be able to meet them, if a Cast Member cuts off the line you have missed your chance. If you got in then have fun, take a photo, get an autograph and don't forget that hug at the end! 

Taken in Epcot
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Holographic Minecraft in your very own living room? Thanks Microsoft! 
The future is now, and it will allow us to play our favorite block sim across the landscape of our own living room.
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That is amazing.
 
Exterminate? Why wait? Eat a Snickers: http://j.mp/1B5XTQh
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Author, Shadow of the Owl
Employment
  • Self
    Author, 2015 - present
    Author of the indie fantasy novel Shadow of the Owl, coming to an eReader near you in 2015.
  • Rogue Knight Studios
    Editor-In-Chief, GameGeex.com, 2011 - present
  • MMOSite
    Lead Writer, 2010 - 2011
  • Electronic Arts
    Customer Service Trainer, 2008 - 2008
  • RBI Communications
    PR Associate, 1998 - 1999
  • Weblogs, Inc.
    Blogger, 2007 - 2007
  • LAUSD
    English Teacher, TS King Middle School, 2003 - 2005
  • University of Southern California
    Editorial Assistant, 2001 - 2001
  • Mad Science Industries
    Game Designer, 2011 - 2011
  • omgRPG.com
    Site Editor, 2009 - 2009
  • Gamepro
    Freelance Writer, 2007 - 2009
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Meridianville, AL
Previously
Huntsville, AL - Trabuco Canyon, CA - Irvine, CA - Orange, CA - Montrose, CA - Portland, OR - San Bruno, CA - Lakeland, FL - San Francisco, CA - San Jose, CA - Placerville, CA - Fresno, CA - San Clemente, CA - San Juan Capistrano, CA - Hermosa Beach, CA
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Author of Shadow of the Owl, Wife, Mother, Gamer, Foodie. Secretly a mermaid.
Introduction
Born and raised in Montrose, CA, Amanda graduated from USC with a Creative Writing degree and immediately went into....teaching.  From 2007 to 2014 she wrote about video games for a variety of websites. 

Currently is publishing her first novel, Shadow of the Owl available for preorder on Inkshares. https://www.inkshares.com/projects/shadow-of-the-owl
Bragging rights
A child who amazes me daily with his brilliance.
Education
  • University of Southern California
    Creative Writing, 1998 - 2000
  • CSU, Northridge
    Teaching Credential, 2003 - 2005
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Toutjian, Rivera
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