Q & A with author Terez Mertes Rose

I had the opportunity to sit and talk face-to-face with author Terez Mertes Rose the other day (okay so it was a mirror), about her recently released novel, Ballet Orphans, a prequel and Book 3 of the Ballet Theatre Chronicles series, which, through the month of April, is only $0.99, to honor April, the story’s … Read more

10 ballet novels [for adults] you’ll love

Interested in my dance-related fiction?  Through the month of April, enjoy my latest, Ballet Orphans, a prequel to the Ballet Theatre Chronicles, for only 99 cents! Check out Off Balance and Outside the Limelight (Books 1 and 2 of the series) as well. My third novel, A Dancer’s Guide to Africa  is connected Ballet Orphans in … Read more

Introducing OFF BALANCE

As you might remember, dear reader, I made a vow to myself back in January to make 2015 the year I began self-publishing my completed novels. http://www.theclassicalgirl.com/classical-girls-new-years-resolution/  Spring 2015 was my goal for the first one, and — gulp– here we are. Time for my first baby to take flight. And so, without further ado, here you … Read more

Dancer-turned-writer Grier Cooper’s WISH

It is the deepest wish for countless young, aspiring ballet dancers: to become a professional ballet dancer, join a prestigious company, perform onstage throughout the world and get paid to dance, dance, dance. Former professional ballet dancer Grier Cooper achieved that wish. Chosen at fourteen to train at the School of American Ballet, she went … Read more