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Inspired: The beginning of my second novel

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As I move into intense editing mode for my novel, Where the Light Enters, I am also at the very early stages of sketching my second novel. The idea for it surfaced during a Twitter conversation I had a few months ago with Anthony Mason, one of my favorite journalists. He told me about one of his childhood dreams and that dream sparked a character and storyline in my mind. While still very rough, here is the basic premise:

10-year-old Levi Adler lives in a small town and has big dreams of someday hosting his own radio show.Baxter and Flo Adler, Levi’s parents, are morticians and run the family business from their home. Levi uses all his free time practicing his future profession in the backyard treehouse that he’s set up as a recording studio. One evening while hosting his now-imaginary radio show, Levi starts to have real guests call in and they’ve got some important messages for Levi to deliver to his neighbors. With the help of his neighbor and sometimes co-host, Shelby, can he convince his neighbors that these messages are real and realize his dream of being a real radio show host?

What do you think?

About Christa Avampato

I make a living in business and I make a life as a writer, artist, and yogi. I use my business and storytelling skills to build a better world. My first novel, Emerson Page and Where the Light Enters, will be published in the Fall of 2017 by Thumbkin Prints, a children's and YA imprint of Possibilities Publishing Co. My creative career has stretched across Capitol Hill, Broadway theatre, education, nonprofit fundraising, health and wellness, and Fortune 500 companies in retail, media, and financial services. In every experience, I have used my sense of and respect for elegant design to develop meaningful products, services, program, and events to help people live happier, healthier lives. A recovering multi-tasker, I am a proud alum of UPenn (BA) and the Darden School at UVA (MBA). When not in front of my Mac, I’m on my yoga mat, walking my rescue dog, Phineas, traveling with a purpose, or practicing the high-art of people watching. I am proud to New York City my home, and I've been called the happiest New Yorker by friends and strangers alike. They're right. Follow my adventures on Twitter at and Instagram at


2 thoughts on “Inspired: The beginning of my second novel

  1. Christa you have piqued my curiosity I want more. Good luck with your first novel and your second.


    Posted by Ken Brown | December 6, 2014, 12:24 pm

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