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You can also find me on Twitter @mlosure.

momfairy-1Every blue moon when the impulse strikes me, I put something on Twitter. Below left  is my first Twitter Avatar, which went flitting through the Twitterverse.

(Drawing by our son Michael Losure, who by the way also did the fantastic trailer for  Wild Boy, elsewhere on this site)

Now, since I have other books that don’t  happen to be about fairies, I have retired the fairy avatar. But I have not forgotten her!

Skype in the Classroom

To book a free Skype session,  please visit my Skype in the Classroom profile.


In class, we will talk about the process of discovery—how do I use it when writing books? Can we find ways in which you, in your life, can use it? What kinds of questions do you have, and how can you find the answers?