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Prerna Pickett


Reader & Writer


I'm a wife, mom, writer, reader. Lover of foods, beaches, the ocean, shoes, starry nights. Sometimes I pretend like I'm good at drawing.

Favorite Books

The Witch of Blackbird Pond, Daughter of the Forest, Jellicoe Road, This Lullaby, Finnikin of the Rock, Ember in the Ashes, The Scorpio Races, The Female of the Species,

Favorite Genres

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Most Recent Blog Posts

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

The Joy(s) of Writing

I recently wrote about debut anxiety, which tends to focus on the negatives. This time I want to write about the joys of writing. Yes! Did you know writing can be FUN??? I know it’s difficult to remember the good things when you’re in the throes of your first draft or revisions, but I promise you there are some really … Read More


Prerna Pickett, writing, If You Only Knew
Thursday, February 13th, 2020

Debut Anxiety Is Real

Debut anxiety is real. I wasn’t sure what to believe when authors on Twitter went on and on about it. I figured they were exaggerating. Boy was I wrong. But it makes sense. Writing, we’re told, is a solitary experience. Whether you’re working on a first draft, revisions, edits, or pass pages, it’s usually done from the comfort of your … Read More


Prerna Pickett, publishing, writing, If You Only Knew

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