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Hi, I’m Jenn. I write books for children and teens, and adults still connected to their inner kid.   READ MORE . . . 

“A successful sequel . . . Readers who loved the first volume will find this follow-up even more satisfying.”

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A Peek at the Creative Space of Kim Ventrella

 Kim Ventrella is a children’s librarian, and a lover of weird, whimsical stories of all kinds. She lives in Oklahoma City. Skeleton Tree is her debut novel.      Describe your workspace. I wrote Skeleton Tree sitting cross-legged in a dog bed, while my dog, Hera, sat on the couch looking over my shoulder. It’s true! And it was really effective. After I sold Skeleton Tree, I graduated to an official, squishy office chair, and I have since evolved to mostly writing outside. There’s something about the fresh air and openness that really helps along the creative process. Describe a typical […]

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