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pen Mary Now, the first in a mature young adult trilogy is currently with the editor.
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J.D. Rader - Author, Writer, Entrepreneur

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Julia's works of fiction include Breaking News: A Novel, the book co-written with television news producer Michael Gudgell. This book takes the reader on a wild ride behind the scenes of a television news frenzy surrounding a politician and missing woman. 
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 In production is a mature young adult novel, the first in a trilogy, to be released in 2014. At eighteen, Mary Lancer  must get a special package to the Resistance across the country without being captured by the Establishment or the evil forces within the Resistance. 
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As a certified technical writer, Julia pens technical manuals, case studies and white papers for software and technology companies. She also was the the Content Director for SmartGirls Way, a website devoted to inspiring women entrepreneurs.  She published the first edition of the guide book, Bringing out Baby, to help new parents in the Seattle area find places and things to do with their babies.
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In response to the current state of flux of the publishing industry, Julia founded Wooded Isle Press. This micro-publisher in Seattle, gives new authors a platform to showcase their work and offer it to the public. Wooded Isle Web, a subsidiary of Wooded Isle Press, develops websites for authors, individuals and small businesses.
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Did you know that authors read those comments and reviews on Maybe not all authors, but I'd venture to guess that many do, especially those who have published their first book.

I've thought about thanking the reviewer by clicking "Comment" next to the review then decided against it. I remember reading reviews on Yelp about a particular restaurant where the owner of the restaurant had a comment for each review. That sort of creeped me out. Instead, I'll say thank you here and hope that someday, the fans of my books will know how much I appreciate them.