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Readers, writers, wonderers—welcome. My name is Chiara (Key-AH-rah), and I write stories for young readers to inspire their curiosity, courage, and compassion. Details about my debut picture book are on a countdown for launch-time soon. I can't wait to set off on adventures with you.
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Latest News

The Best Writing Advice I’ve Ever Heard—and How to Implement ItThe Best Writing Advice I’ve Ever Heard—and How to Implement It
February 11, 2021

Years ago, I came across a nugget of advice that transformed my writing process, opening me to a next-level understanding of my story and where it needed to go. I'm excited to share it with you...

How I Got My Agent (and Nearly Gave Birth in the Process)How I Got My Agent (and Nearly Gave Birth in the Process)
October 25, 2020

This story involves almost going into labor. Literally. The emotions run that high. They run high because the climactic moment of our story—the arrival of that singular “yes”...

An Accidental #FallWritingFrenzyAn Accidental #FallWritingFrenzy
October 5, 2020

A skeleton costume inspires a last minute story in 162 words for the 2020 #FallWritingFrenzy. Read IT WAS AN ACCIDENT here.

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