Amanda Marie was born in Klamath Falls, Oregon. Like any other female growing up in the '90s she is a fan of artists like Backstreet Boys, Five, Aaron Carter, Nick Carter, and AJ McLean. She started writing when she was in junior high and from there when to write many "Fan Fictions" and some of her own original stories.
Amanda spent a year living in Brookings, Oregon with her newfound sister and spent time on the local community stages. She spends her free time listening to music and watching Ghost Adventures and Castle. She also likes to rockhunt. She currently lives in Klamath Falls with her two children, dog, mother, and disabled grandmother while she works on her writing career.
Amanda has a degree in business management and just received her Master's degree in Creative Writing at Full Sail University in 2012. She hopes to use what she learns to teach at a college or high school level and also to bring her books to life on the big screen.
She had the opportunity to be an extra in the film Redwood Highway starring Shirley Knight, Tom Skerritt, and James LeGros. Redwood Highway is currently making rounds in different film festivals across the country and is slated for the bigscreen in spring of 2014.
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Etched in History
Two families: one white, one black. One family escapes the oppression of 19th-century slavery; the other seeks refuge from the oppression of nature gone wrong. They meet in the wilds of Oregon, in a world far different from the places of their origins.
Torii (To Rule the Universe: Book 1)
Tara just wanted to fit in, but she hated school. When the weird talking dog shows up in her room, Tara is convinced she's studying too hard, but she can't shake the feeling that something's wrong. When her best friend is killed, Tara finally decides to listen to the dog, and finds herself in a world she only thought existed in books and movies. So just who is she?
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