About Victoria Hanley:
Victoria Hanley is an American young adult fantasy novelist. Her first three books, The Seer And The Sword, The Healer's Keep and The Light Of The Oracle are companion books to one another. Her newest book (released March 2012) is the sequel of a series, called Indigo Magic, published by Egmont USA. She's also published two non-fiction books through Cotton Wood Press; called Seize the Story: A Handbook For Teens Who Like To Write, and Wild Ink: A Grownups Guide To Writing Fiction For Teens.
Let me tell you about weakness! Killing the strong to prove your strength is foolish weakness. Killing fools is easy weakness. Killing the weak is evil weakness. Accomplishing your ends without killing, mastering your mind when you want to kill--that...Victoria Hanley
I grew up in a household without a TV. We lived next door to a library for a while, and at one point, I checked out all the books in the fairy tale section. I remember the librarian's quiet smile as I'd bring back one stack and exchange it for anothe...Victoria Hanley
As a child, I amused myself by making up stories. I'd lie in bed when I was supposed to be sleeping and imagine other lands where people were doing fascinating things. By fifth grade, I knew I wanted to be a writer, but it took several more decades t...Victoria Hanley
'Seize the Story' takes readers all the way through the process of writing fiction, from beginning to end. Every element, from dialogue to setting, plotting to character creation, is laid out and illustrated with examples. But the tone of the book is...Victoria Hanley