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Anita Hughes: Why I Write

Anita Hughes: Why I Write

[Happy Debut Day to Anita Hughes as her terrific summer novel, Monarch Beach, appears on bookstore shelves and ships from online retailers today! Although this is the novelist’s first published book, Anita admits in today’s guest post to making up stories since childhood. Could that explain why she writes?] Why I Write As a young girl, I always had a notebook filled with the beginnings of a novel. My favorite part of writing was naming my characters, and then I…

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The Revealing of Anita Hughes

The Revealing of Anita Hughes

Born in Sydney, Australia, Anita Hughes began her writing career at age eight, when she won a national writing contest in THE AUSTRALIAN newspaper, and was named “One of Australia’s Next Best Writers.” Fast forward to the present with Anita, now living in California, taking her bow as a novelist when Monarch Beach debuts on Tuesday, June 19th. Best described as a novel about one woman’s journey back to happiness after an affair splinters her perfect marriage and life—what it…

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