L.E. DeLano

Philadelphia, PA


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Author of the YA fantasies TRAVELER and DREAMER. I love Ray Bradbury, Neil Gaiman, Star Trek, Once Upon A Time, and all forms of nerd humor. Life would be pointless without frosted cherry pop-tarts.

Favorite Books

The Martian Chronicles, The Illustrated Man, All things Harry Potter, The Chronicles of Narnia, The Wrinkle In Time Series, The Hunger Games Series,The Mortal Instruments series, all things George R R Martin, and Harriet the Spy.

Favorite Quotes

"Never grow a wishbone, daughter, where your backbone ought to be." ~ Clementine Paddleford

Favorite Genres

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Most Recent Blog Posts

Friday, March 23rd, 2018

Swoon Author L.E. DeLano: Ask Yourself (And Your Character) “What Did You Learn?”

I will confess right now that I wasn’t sure how I was going to end Dreamer. I knew where I wanted my characters to beat the end, mind you; I just wasn’t entirely sure how we were getting there. I’m a “pantser” sort of writer and as I began telling the rest of Jessa’s story, I found myself stuck every … Read More


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Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

Swoon Author L.E. DeLano's Editing Update: Write the Things That Scare You

Dreamer is finally out in ARC form, the final bit of polish is being put on it before publication, and I can breathe now. Sort of. This book was such a labor of love, and I do mean labor. Second books are notoriously hard, and this one was no exception. I took this book down so many weird and meandering … Read More


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Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Swoon Author L.E. DeLano: Don't Second-Guess Yourself Now!

You’re on the back half of NaNoWriMo, barreling up that mountain, and the summit may or may not be in sight. You’re going to tell yourself you’ll never get there. Or you’ll get there, but this is pure crap. Or you’ll be better off if you retrace your steps. Revisit. Rewrite. Powered by Giphy Don’t do it. Editing is for … Read More


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