Follow your heart. These are the words I live by. I enjoy helping others, inspiring positive change and spreading happiness.

I absolutely love writing, especially YA fiction that touches your heart, opens your mind, makes you laugh and inspires positive change. I've been crafting stories since I was five years old, scribbling short stories accompanied by poorly drawn photos. Sadly my drawing skills have not changed since then, but thankfully neither has my love of writing.

I am currently working on publishing my first novel, though my shelves are lined with short stories, poems and chapter books I wrote since I was a kid. I continue to write in the hope of sharing my stories and connecting with others through the positive power of the written word.
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You. CAN. Do this!Yesterday I said I would work on IN YOUR DREAMS while my daughter napped. Something came up and I found myself on hold for something related to customer service (me being the custo...
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In Your Dreams by marisabaratta
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