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Stephanie Tillman

Image: I have dark brown hair, and I usually keep it pulled back into a low ponytail or a tight bun. From the back, it's more apparent that a significant portion of my hair is basically hot pink. I am somewhat pale with a wide nose, prominent forehead, almost cartoonishly large eyes with always-dilated pupils.

Contact Stephanie: tillman.stephanie at gmail.com 

A wordsmith with her head in the clouds, Stephanie Tillman keeps her fingers in a little bit of everything. This go-getter started writing at a young age, and her first publication was a short story (“Unscrewed”) in the anthology “Blood and Guts.” She maintains a strong social-media presence among readers and writers, with over 18,000 followers on her writing-focused Tumblr (“Why Aren’t You Writing?”). 

Mentored by poet Dr. Tom C. Hunley for her M.A. in Creative Writing, Stephanie writes in as many genres as possible and is always hungry for new knowledge of any kind. The worlds of fantasy that inspire her came from the pens of Edgar Allan Poe, Lemony Snicket, Meg Cabot, D.J. MacHale, Gail Carson Levine, Jules Verne, and J.K. Rowling. 

You can find Stephanie at her website, Facebook, LinkedIn, Fiverr, Society6, and Redbubble

Find Stephanie's current clips here

Stephanie is available for personal essays, opinion editorial, editing, and poetry

Additional communication availability: Phone, text, chat, videoconference

Languages: English, Japanese (basic)

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