Bewitching Author Alex Flinn go inside Ebook NOTE If you would like to contact me p
Bewitching Author Alex Flinn go inside Ebook NOTE If you would like to contact me, please visit my Facebook, Twitter, or website or e mail me alixwrites aol , but DO NOT MESSAGE ME THROUGH While I have a bio on as a service to my readers, I do not visit on a regular basis Like literally twice a year.Okay, bio.I was born on Long Island and grew up on a street called Salem Court This probably influenced my interest in witches It also means I can t use that as a password or security question and no, I won t tell you my first pet s name When I was five years old, my mom said that I should be an author I guess I must have nodded or something because, from that point on, every poem I ever wrote in school was submitted to Highlights or Cricket magazine I was collecting rejection slips at age seven I learned to read early But I compensated for this early proficiency by absolutely refusing to read the programmed readers required by the school system workbooks where you read the story, then answered the questions When the other kids were on Book 20, I was on Book 1 My teacher, Mrs Zeiser, told my mother, Alexandra marches to her own drummer I don t think that was supposed to be a good thing Nonetheless, I learned how to read, and my second grade teacher, Dr Gross, was much cooler He was the one who handed me a copy of Ellen Tebbits and said, I think you re ready for this I didn t know what that meant, but I was VERY EXCITED.My family moved to Miami when I was in middle school I had a really hard time making friends, so I spent a lot of time reading and writing then But unlike Christopher Paolini or Amelia Atwater Rhodes, I never finished writing a novel Note to teen writers It s okay not to finish your novel in high school That was also when I learned to be a keen observer By high school, I d made some friends and gotten involved in various gifted and talented performing arts programs I studied opera in college I m a coloratura the really loud, high pitched sopranos and then went to law school.It was law school that probably helped with my first novel Breathing Underwater deals with the serious and all too common problem of dating violence I based the book on my experiences interning with the State Attorney s Office and volunteering with battered women I thought this was a really important topic, as 27 percent of teenage girls surveyed have been hit by a boyfriend I m happy that the book is so popular, and if you are reading this bio because the book was assigned for school, I m happy about that too There is a companion to Breathing Underwater, in Caitlin s viewpoint It is called Diva.I started writing an early and laughable version of Breathing Underwater in college I was really bored on a car trip with my parents I later learned that my mom tossed it out when she was cleaning my drawers Thanks, Mom I didn t get back to it until I had my first daughter, Katie I m self taught I went to the library and took out books on writing Then, I read a lot of young adult novels by writers I admired I write my first drafts longhand, then I type them.I think I write for young adults because I never quite got over being one In my mind, I am still 13 years old, running laps on the athletic field, wearing this really baggy white gymsuit I m continually amazed at the idea that I have a checking account and a mortgage So I try to write books that gymsuit girl might enjoy It s a way of going back to being thirteen knowing what I know now.Right now, I live half a mile away from my old middle school, in Palmetto Bay, a suburb of Miami, with my husband, daughters, dogs, and cats.. Bewitching can be a beast Once, I put a curse on a beastly and arrogant high school boy That one turned out all right Others didn t.I go to a new school now one where no one knows that I should have graduated long ago I m not still here because I m stupid I just don t age.You see, I m immortal And I pretty much know everything after hundreds of years except forBewitching can be a beast Once, I put a curse on a beastly and arrogant high school boy That one turned out all right Others didn t.I go to a new school now one where no one knows that I should have graduated long ago I m not still here because I m stupid I just don t age.You see, I m immortal And I pretty much know everything after hundreds of years except for when to take my powers and butt out.I want to help, but things just go awry in ways I could never predict Like when I tried to free some children from a gingerbread house and ended up being hanged After I came back from the dead immortal, remember , I tried to play matchmaker for a French prince and ended up banished from France forever And that little mermaid I found in the Titanic lifeboat I don t even want to think about it.Now a girl named Emma needs me I probably shouldn t get involved, but her gorgeous stepsister is conniving to the core I think I have just the thing to fix that girl and it isn t an enchanted pumpkin Although you never know what will happen when I start bewitching.. Good Book Bewitching I think I may have become a permanent fan of Alex Flinn. She seems to be concentrating her writing on fairy tale retellings, well me likey that.For fans of Beastly thinking this is a book about Kendra the witch I'm here to tell that is only partly true. We get to know her better and see how she has gotten to where she is today, but unfortunately she is not the main focus of the story. This time around Kendra is trying to help out a girl named Emma. She has a stepdad that she considers her real dad and an overbearing and critical mother. Emma is a smart normal girl, and feels everything is going ok till one day someone new comes to live in her home. A girl named Lisette that is Emma's age. Lisette is Emma's stepsister and her mother has died, so she has come to live with her biological father. The family dynamic is sure to change but for the better or worse is yet to be seen. Well I think you guys can guess which right? The story starts out with how Kendra became a witch and in between little short stories of other fairy tales she had a hand in pop up. Though these are well written and on their own are great, I couldn't see a strong correlation between these short tales and the main story. They do present why Kendra has reservations on helping people, even though she wants to.Emma's constant companion of doubt is normal for girls her age. They way teenagers can feel that they don't measure up to certain standards. Emma compares herself constantly to Lisette, and feels like she can never compete. She wants to be accepted by her peers, but she learns that comes at a price she won't be willing to make. I think that (for me) the strongest part of the book is Emma because she is so normal but figures out she does have talents to offer. She is someone that I think girls can relate to. And Lisette, my goodness she is a character. A complex one but she makes the story interesting.I want to talk about Emma's mom because I know people will kind of hate her, and I can see why. But I want to point out that there are mothers who are like this. She does care about Emma and wants the best for her even though she doesn't always show it the right way. I think the ending is fitting but I felt it was just a tad too convenient. It would have felt more real if we had a little more time with it.I urge readers who weren’t fans of Beastly to try this one. It feels different and shows some of Flinn’s range. Now please Ms. Flinn write a story about Kendra? I rooted for Emma and all, but there is so much to learn about Kendra the good witch.
Bewitching Definition of Bewitching at Dictionary Bewitching definition, enchanting charming fascinating See So there, with the lights turned out, with the glow of the fire playing over her bewitching face, Jeanne told Bewitching definition of bewitching by The Free Dictionary As she stood by her throne at the head of the banquet table every eye was turned eagerly upon the lovely Princess, who was as dignified as she was bewitching, and who smiled upon all her old and new friends in a way that touched their hearts and brought an BEWITCHING meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary so beautiful or attractive that you cannot think about anything else He was mesmerized by her bewitching green eyes. Bewitching Synonyms, Bewitching Antonyms Merriam Webster synonyms of bewitching from the Merriam Webster Thesaurus, plus related words, definitions, and antonyms Find another word for bewitching Bewitching having an often mysterious or magical power to attract.