Julia Blair

Julia Blair knows firsthand the challenges of balancing writing, family, and an outside job. Her most creative fiction always seemed to flow when faced with grad school deadlines. While raising a family of daughters, horses, cats, and dogs, Julia worked as an archaeologist (mad skills at animal bone identification), and as a preservation archivist (often caught sniffing old books in the stacks). She brings a deep appreciation of history and culture to the editing table.

Now, as a developmental editor and story coach, her mission is to help aspiring novelists make the best use of their valuable writing time to create page-turning stories that readers love. She enjoys working with writers of YA and adult fiction. Her specialties are Historical Fiction, Fairy Tales & Mythic Fiction, and Historical Fantasy.

She is the author of a forthcoming Story Grid guide to the War genre, and is elbows-deep in developing a hard-magic system for her own novel, The Nature of Prophecy. She has written several articles for the Story Grid Fundamental Fridays series.

Visit her at ragstowritten.com

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