Dakota Douglas

Biography

Dakota Douglas has written thousands of stories as a newspaper reporter. Now she's following her childhood dream of being a novelist. As a kid she read books under the bedclothes by torchlight. These days, she dives under the covers, torch in hand, to scribble down conversations between her book characters in case she forgets them in the morning.

Smashwords Interview

What do you read for pleasure?
I love history - particularly the English Regency period and the American west - so anything in those genres grabs my interest. I also like a crime novel that keeps me guessing 'who dunnit' until the end.
Describe your desk
Organised chaos. Like my handbag in which can be found the kitchen sink...even the odd forgotten banana, squashed and leaky. Urrrghhh!. My desk is a huge monstrosity with numerous shelves. There's everything I need at my fingertips from elastic bands to erasers, sellotape to scissors, pens, pencils, post its, screen wipes, stapler, shredder, notebooks, nibbles and elephants etc. Did I say elephants. That's because I'm potty on elephants and there's always one or two within arm's reach either on my ears, on my wrist or holding a stack of pencils.
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Books

ANTics
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,710. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
(4.77 from 31 reviews)
Bug cadets, Zube, Brill and HesitANT have a problem – and he’s big, mean, hairy and smelly. This funny and entertaining tale takes place on 1 day in the life of the 3 young ant friends as they set off to bring food back to their nest. Reviewers say this cute story with its colourful characters would make a great animated movie. It’s the perfect bedtime story for ages 7+ to read or be read to.

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