Author Archives: janelleevans

About janelleevans

I'm a sleep deprived mother of three. I create young adult novels from the voices in my head.

Stuffed Souls insights

With my latest novel, Stuffed Souls, coming out in the next few months, I’ve been thinking a lot about my teenage years. My mother always said she admired my fearlessness, but when it came to this particular classmate, my I-don’t-care-what-you-think-of-me … Continue reading

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Validated

I spend a lot of time driving my involved kids from one destination to another. I love music, so the radio is always playing in the background no matter what vehicle I’m in. This week, one of the radio personalities … Continue reading

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The rare zinger

As a general rule, I’m not the funniest person in my house. The awesome one-liners that have everyone doubled over in laughter around here often belong to my oldest son and husband, but that in-the-moment quick wit is a talent … Continue reading

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Chasing the mighty dollar

How much do you make as writer is something I often get asked. You’d think this question would raise my hackles, but it doesn’t. I see it as an opportunity to teach a valuable lesson I learned more than a … Continue reading

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Order of operations: yes, it matters.

The importance of order of operations hit home this week for my husband and I. We have begun the long process of finishing our unfinished basement. I’ve seen my father do it to the homes I grew up in, my … Continue reading

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Stuffed Souls book cover

I’m hoping my publishing house doesn’t beat me for this, but I just have to show you the approved cover art for my newest novel, Stuffed Souls. I’m still several months out from an official launch date, so I’m really … Continue reading

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Finding mister right

There’s something about fairytale endings that most girls are drawn to, even I still am to this day. How can we not be? Love conquers all, the girl gets the man of her dreams and they ride away, going toward … Continue reading

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