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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Ruth Silver  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:YA Fiction



Illinois Connection

Silver attended Plainfield High School in 2001 and graduated from Northern Illinois University in 2005. She currently resides in Plainfield, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Ruth Silver is the best-selling author of ''Aberrant''. The Young Adult/New Adult Romantic Dystopian Adventure, ''Aberrant'' is the first in a trilogy, released April 17th, 2013. Silver first began writing poetry as a teenager and reading heaps of fan fiction in her free time. She attended Northern Illinois University in 2001 and graduated with a Bachelor’s in Communication. While in college she spent much of her free time writing with friends she met online and penning her first novel, ''Deuces are Wild'', which she self-published in 2004. Her favorite class was Creative Writing senior year where she often handed in assignments longer than the professor required because she loved to write and always wanted to finish her stories. Her love of writing, led her on an adventure in 2007 to Melbourne, Australia. Silver enjoys reading YA/NA novels and sharing her favorite books with other readers. She also enjoys photography, traveling and of most of all writing.

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