Writer Jana Zinser’s Blog

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Words Matter. December 7, 1941 Pearl Harbor

Today, December 7th, is National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. The day Japan attacked Hawaii in 1941. At the Pearl Harbor Memorial, a copy of President Roosevelt’s edited speech to Congress asking that war be declared on Japan shows the first line was changed from “a date that will live in world history” to what is…
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5 Star Amazon Review

5.0 out of 5 stars Loved this Book! “I loved “The Children’s Train” by Jana Zinser. Jana writes about the dire topic of the holocaust, but she comes at it with an entirely different light. Readers view the holocaust through the eyes of children. They see the inner feelings of young Jewish children as they…
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The Stories Must Be Told

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” ― Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
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Honor World Kindertransport Day-December 1

December 1 is World Kindertransport Day, honoring the 82nd Anniversary of the first Kindertransport arriving in Great Britain. The Kindertransports brought almost 10,000 children fleeing the Nazis from their homes in Germany, Austria, Poland, and Czechoslovakia to the safety of England and foster homes.
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Five Star Amazon Review from Joy Poth-Aleman, producer

Five Star Amazon Review of FLY LIKE A BIRD “I did not put it down. I felt like I knew these people. Iowans remind me of West Texans. I laughed and cried and I remain really happy I can read it again. Well done Ms. Zinser.”–Amazon Review by Joy Poth-Aleman
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Five Star Amazon Review from Len Joy Author of EVERYONE DIES FAMOUS

Five Star Amazon Review of FLY LIKE A BIRD An ambitious, compassionate saga of a girl growing up in a small town in Iowa in the ‘70s and ‘80s. The book jacket summarizes the novel as “A coming-of-age story of a young white girl who fights racism and betrayal as she tries to unravel the…
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The Children’s Train ebook on sale-$1.99 on Amazon!

Don’t forget. This Wednesday, November 25th, THE CHILDREN’S TRAIN eBook is $1.99 on Amazon. The only way it could get any better is if you have Amazon Kindle Unlimited because then it’s FREE! But a $1.99 ain’t bad!!!!  @AmazonKindle
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Authority Magazine article on Tonia Kempler-screenwriter

A good friend of mine, Tonia Kempler, is profiled in Authority Magazine. She’s a fabulous writer and a great person. She writes, “You need failures to become better writers.” I think this is so true for life in general. We learn and grow from failure and should not be afraid of it. Failure leads us to…
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