Writer of women's fiction and romance. Occasional poet. Omnivorous reader. Speak English, French, Russian, and Spanish. Wattpad Creator.

Progress, not perfection.

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❤Love in Chicago Series❤
Series of Standalones
(every story can be read as a standalone, but below is the suggested reading order that follows the chronological sequence of events)

Recommended Reading Order:

1. Love Novice

COMPLETE second draft
Friends-to-lovers
Grad Student/Cashier + Financial Analyst
NORMAL PEOPLE x LOVE QUOTIENT
※Am & Ben story※

2. Love Strings

COMPLETE second draft #wattys2022
Insta-lust to love, long-distance
Singer-Songwriter + Structural Engineer
THE DEVIL AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA x CAKE
※Angie & Mike story※

3. Love Graduate

COMPLETE first draft
Second Chance
YouTuber chef + University Professor
THE GIRL I USED TO KNOW x REGRETTING YOU
※Ben & Am story※

4. Love Words

Ongoing first draft.
Enemies to Lovers
Librarian + Model
HATING GAME x BEACH READ
※Linda & Artem story※

5. Love Expectations

Ongoing first draft.
Arranged Relationship
Sientist + CEO
HEART PRINCIPLE x LOVE HYPOTHESIS
※Natalie & Phillip story※
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