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Author Website: cindachima.com
Bestselling novelist Cinda Williams Chima began writing romance novels in middle school. Her bestselling Heir Chronicles young adult urban fantasy series includes The Warrior Heir (Hyperion, 2006), The Wizard Heir (2007), and The Dragon Heir (2008).
Chima’s best-selling Seven Realms fantasy series debuted with The Demon King (October, 2009) (Disney-Hyperion) to be followed by The Exiled Queen in September, 2010. This crossover trilogy published as YA fantasy in the U.S. and adult fiction in six countries overseas.
Chima’s books have been USA Today, New York Times, and Indie bestsellers. They have been named to Voya’s Best Science Fiction and Fantasy lists, Kirkus Reviews Best YA list, ALA’s Popular Paperbacks, Voya Editor’s Choice, Booksense and Indie Next picks, and International Reading Association Young Adult Choice. They have also appeared on multiple state honors lists.
Chima was a recipient of the 2008 Lit Award for Fiction from the Cleveland Lit and was named a Cleveland Magazine Interesting Person 2009. She lives in Ohio with her family, and is always working on her next novel.
Presentations: Magic on the Page: Writing and Publishing Adult Fantasy; Introductory Spellcasting--Elements of Fantasy Fiction; Release Your Inner Teen: Writing for Young Adults; Dialogue: The Engine of Fiction; other topics by prior arrangement
Audiences: middle school, high school, and adult audiences
Available Times: any by appointment
No recording of Skype Sessions without permission from the author.
No Cost Meet the Author Visit: 20 minute Q&A for book clubs and groups who have read at least one of my books
In-Depth Visit Length: 45-60 minutes with Powerpoint presentation
In-Depth Visit Cost: $200
Also consider a book sale and autographing; contact me for details.
Prerequisites: familiarity with my books; attendees should be ready with questions; prepare as for an in-person visit
Contact Information: cinda at cindachima dot com
Affiliations: SCBWI, SFWA
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