Starr Gardinier Reina
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"Marketing my editing business while balancing my writing and full time job. Who else does multiple things in one day? Anyone?"
Jun 27
Francine Huss left a comment for Starr Gardinier Reina
"Hi Starr, glad to be in your fine company for April 2014 book launch by SWP! "
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Starr Gardinier Reina left a comment for Neelima Vinod
"Thanks so much, Neelima! I'm glad to connect with you here."
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Neelima Vinod left a comment for Starr Gardinier Reina
"Hi Starr...so happy to connect with you. Fascinated by your drive to write...being a paralegal by day and an author by night... Good luck with your paranormal thriller "The Other Side: Melinda's Story!"
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"It's a great site. Welcome!"
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"Hi Starr, Thanks for the contact...I've just begun to explore the resources on the site. Looking forward to learning more!"
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"My pleasure!"
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"Thanks for the friendship, Starr! <3"
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"Video help. I uploaded my video and it is not displaying right. Can anyone help? "
Apr 28, 2013
Starr Gardinier Reina left a comment for Member News
"Some of you may already know this, but "The Other Side: Melinda's Story" was released on April 9, 2013. I've been book touring and am starting to settle back down to begin on "The Other Side: Trent's Story."…"
Apr 28, 2013
Starr Gardinier Reina left a comment for Miranda Innaimo
"Miranda, I started with crime/suspense, but now write young adult paranormal."
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"Thanks for being my first She Writes Friend.  Congratulations on your book."
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"Hello there.  Thanks for the friending.   What sort of writer are you?   Cheers, Miranda"
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"Hi Starr, You are my first official friend on SheWrites.  Nice to meet you and good luck on your book release.  Carol"
Mar 16, 2013
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Who I am:
I’m a paralegal for a law firm in Encino by day. By night, I enjoy my duties as author (www.QueenWriter.com), editor (www.editing.queenwriter.com) and at Suspense Publishing, and executive editor at Suspense Magazine.

Apart from being an award winning author for my short story “Cut,” I’ve penned a crime thriller series (Ivanovich series) as well as a young adult series (The Other Side series). I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Literature/Creative Writing, have been interviewed in the newspaper and on the radio with relation to my writing, and have been a co-host on Suspense Radio.

Reina is a member of International Thriller Writers (ITW) and of Sisters in Crime, Los Angeles Chapter and nationally. She has won three Best Speaker awards as well as Best Evaluator at the Voice Ambassadors chapter of Toastmasters. She has always been active in events. As co-chair and main coordinator for the West Coast Author Premiere, she arranged the weekend-long event to help authors from all over network, learn and share their work with the public. Reina has also been instrumental in compiling authors and planning a local author event at Barnes and Noble in Ventura, California along with the store’s event manager.
Connect with me online! My site, blog, or Twitter handle are:
www.editing.queenwriter.com
www.queenwriter.com
www.facebook.com/starr.reina
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Starr-Gardinier-Reina/192142470838341
www.twitter.com/SGReina
www.qw-blog.blogspot.com
www.QueenWriter.com
Books I've written, anthologies I've contributed to, and any scripts or plays I've authored:
Cruel Series:
“Cruel Whispers”
“Cruel Past”
Ivanovich Series:
“In the Name of Revenge”
“Deadly Decisions”
“One Major Mistake”
The Other Side Series:
“The Other Side: Melinda’s Story”
Coming soon: “The Other Side: Trent’s Story”
Media outlets that I currently write for:
Suspense Magazine
My writing is:
Fiction, Blog Posts
Outlets where I review books, TV, or film:
Suspense Magazine
Services I offer to other writers:
Editing
Features on my blog
I'm part of these writers' groups or salons:
Several on Facebook and Goodreads
My professional associations:
ITW Member
Sisters in Crime Member
I found out about She Writes from:
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Release date for "The Other Side: Melinda's Story" is almost here!

Posted on March 8, 2013 at 9:16pm 0 Comments

Previously, I've written crime/thriller fiction, but for some reason, the young adult paranormal genre called to me. I had to listen to the calling and the result is "The Other Side: Melinda's Story." The release date is April 9, 2013. I'm going to share below a snippet of the book, but before I do, I want to share with you a few advance reviews:

"The Other Side: Melinda’s Story” is one of those rare paranormal thrillers that challenges as it entertains.  Starr Reina's…

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At 3:08pm on October 29, 2013, Francine Huss said…

Hi Starr, glad to be in your fine company for April 2014 book launch by SWP!

At 7:08pm on June 25, 2013, Neelima Vinod said…

Hi Starr...so happy to connect with you.

Fascinated by your drive to write...being a paralegal by day and an author by night... Good luck with your paranormal thriller "The Other Side: Melinda's Story!

At 10:59am on June 19, 2013, Cynthia Close said…

Hi Starr, Thanks for the contact...I've just begun to explore the resources on the site. Looking forward to learning more!

At 9:42am on June 19, 2013, Sarah Purdy (Gilman) said…

Thanks for the friendship, Starr! <3

At 2:34pm on April 23, 2013, Merle Bombardieri said…

Thanks for being my first She Writes Friend.  Congratulations on your book.

At 6:00pm on March 24, 2013, Miranda Innaimo said…

Hello there.  Thanks for the friending.

 

What sort of writer are you?

 

Cheers,

Miranda

At 8:59am on March 16, 2013, Carol Oyanagi said…

Hi Starr,

You are my first official friend on SheWrites.  Nice to meet you and good luck on your book release.  Carol

At 7:38am on March 8, 2013, Emily Guido said…

Thank you!  I'm just starting out on She Writes!  So any help you can give me, I would appreciate it.

Lots of love, Emily

At 5:03pm on March 7, 2013, Kevin Collins said…

Hello Starr. Nice to meet you.

At 5:29am on March 6, 2013, Theresa L Henry said…

Hi Starr,

Love the name.  Thanks for making contact with one of the new kids on the block.

 
 
 

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