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Barbara Samuel
Barbara O'Neal
Also Writes As:
Lark O'Neal
Romance Genres:
Historical Romance
Speaks On:
Craft: digging into your author voice; layering in lusciousness; creating powerful setting, understanding romantic women's fiction, others.

Others: Keeping the Girls in the Basement Happy, Filling the Well, Retreat--discovering and nourishing your inner creative being.
Speaks To:
Writing Groups,
Book Clubs and other readers groups
Willing to Participate in Online Events:

Travels From:
Colorado Springs
Travels From (State):
Travels From Country:


Barbara Samuel O’Neal has written more than 60 novels over the course of her long career.  She sold her first novel to Silhouette Special Edition when she was in her twenties, and has since won a fistful of awards, including two Colorado Book Awards and seven prestigous RITAs, including one for HOW TO BAKE A PERFECT LIFE in 2012, which made her only the 13th writer to be named to the Romance Writers Hall of Fame.  She has written 12 women's fiction novels and now writes for Lake Union, as well as for her own indie world and many articles and essays.  She lives with her partner, a British endurance athlete, and their collection of rescue cats and dogs, in Colorado Springs.


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