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What If….Therese Walsh, Holly LeCraw, and Alicia Bessette?

What If….Therese Walsh, Holly LeCraw, and Alicia Bessette?

What a day — or more — for a daydream in the summer heat of July. In fact it feels like the perfect time to wonder “what if” The Divining Wand possessed magical powers and could grant authors, who create their own magic with “what if,” the following two questions: Based only on their writing, what author would you want to be? AND If given the opportunity to have written ONE book in your lifetime, what would that title be?…

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What of Our Debut Authors, Ivy Pochoda and Therese Walsh?

What of Our Debut Authors, Ivy Pochoda and Therese Walsh?

Five weeks ago today, Ivy Pochoda became a debut author when The Art of Disappearing appeared on bookstore shelves. And, although the day before the novel’s release The Divining Wand posted — Ivy Pochoda’s The Art of Disappearing –, it was Ivy’s own post, Let the Games Begin written on the same day, that really tells her story. Yes it’s all about a dream coming true after years on a journey of writing, finding an agent, selling the manuscript and…

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Therese Walsh’s The Last Will of Moira Leahy

Therese Walsh’s The Last Will of Moira Leahy

Naturally gifted as a writer, Therese Walsh is an even more giving storyteller. Consider that she first began writing storybooks for her children and, as they grew, those stories became more complex. A friend loved romance novels so Therese — as she told Jael McHenry — decided to write a love story about a guy and a girl and a peach pie. That was seven years ago and, somewhere between the second and third revision, Therese allowed her characters to…

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The Revealing of Therese Walsh

The Revealing of Therese Walsh

If Therese Walsh’s name sounds familiar to regular TDW’s visitors, it should. For Therese is the about-to-be debut author of The Last Will of Moira Leahy, due in bookstores and shipped from online retailers on Tuesday, October 13, 2009. A full presentation of the novel is scheduled to be presented here on Monday, October 12th and — though this Fairy Godmother would like nothing more that to tell you all about it now — first let’s get to know Therese….

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The Truth of a Fortune Cookie

The Truth of a Fortune Cookie

As a researcher and writer for Prevention magazine, and then as a freelance writer, Therese Walsh’s byline has appeared on hundreds of articles on nutrition and fitness published in consumer magazines and online. However, on October 13, 2009 — now less than four months away –, Therese will become a novelist with the debut of The Last Will of Moira Leahy. Is this a dream come true? Well, actually, it’s her fortune cookie prophecy coming true! On international bestseller author…

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