Dawn Gena


Every breath is a word. Every thought is a story. These are the words I live and love by. Much to the exasperation of my friends and family I love to write. Fortunately, they put up with my wacky ways and read anything I throw in front of them and love me enough to give their honest opinion. I hope you will to.

Whether you just stopped by my page out of curiosity or downloaded one of my books, thank you. Hope you come back for more.

Smashwords Interview

Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up mainly in the southwest region of the United States. Even though some neighbors are miles apart I still felt more warmth from the people there than when crowded together with millions on the tiny island of Manhattan, New York. I hope that I'm able to bring that same southwestern hominess to my characters no matter where they live.
When did you first start writing?
I started writing in grade school. As soon as I learned how to read, I knew I had stories to tell too.
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The One by Dawn Gena
The one is a short video related to the book, To The One I Love. What do you remember about the first time you met the one you love? How did you know that person was THE ONE?


The Secret, Prequel: The Galaxy Ryder Series
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,360. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Cross Bryant and his cousins find a balloon. Not just any balloon, but one that’s rather large, changes colors, and – yikes! – has eyes. The teens quickly discover the balloon can also talk when it asks them for help. The teens promise to keep the balloon a secret. Not an easy task when you have very inquisitive parents and a cousin who has never kept a secret in her entire life!
To The One I Love
Price: Free! Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
One man, one woman and twelve love letters filled with romantic prose and passion. Can Jonathan capture Emily's heart? Read along and find out.

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