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Chasing Butterflies in the Mystical Forest is Released!


Dear Friends,
Exciting news! I have just released yet another butterfly! Book two-CHASING BUTTERFLIES IN THE MYSTICAL FOREST-has been released to the public. You can  purchase Chasing Butterflies in the Mystical Forest at Amazon.com, BarnesandNoble.com and Books a million.com-all have it available for purchase. I will be sharing the link via twitter and via Facebook. Kindle Editions will be available for purchase Friday October 3, 2014.
I have a book signing scheduled:
Oct. 19 from 1:00 pm 4:00 pm
616 North State St. (US 1)
Bunnell Fl.32110
I will have paperbacks and hardcovers available to purchase.(limited supply) THE BEER HOUSE will be serving a steamy bowl of Lizzy’s Brunswick stew and displaying the mysterious childhood chest and trunk that are featured in CHASING BUTTERFLIES IN THE MYSTICAL FOREST. Come and enjoy the walk through the MYSTICAL FOREST with us.
I do have several other signings in the works, and will update you as to when and where, as soon as possible.
Another quick reminder: CHASING BUTTERFLIES IN THE MAGICAL GARDEN-Book One KINDLE EDITION will still be $.99 on Amazon I’m hoping till 2015. Please remember to do your reviews!
I’m very excited to have another book for your entertainment. Enjoy your walk through the MYSTICAL FOREST!


Jorja DuPont Oliva


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Photo by Janelle Barbour


Book Two


99 CENTS-Chasing Butterflies in the Magical Garden

99 CENTS-Chasing Butterflies in the Magical Garden

If you missed out on the FREE kindle edition…good news AMAZON will have it for $.99 until the end of the year! This is book one in the Chasing Butterflies Series. Book two will be coming out this OCTOBER. Hope you have a great day and enjoy the read! You can get to AMAZON right from this site just click the link.>>>>>>>>>follow>>>>>>the arrows>>>>

Chasing Butterflies in the Mystical Forest-COVER REVEAL!


Dear Friends,

Book two of the Chasing Butterflies Series is almost ready for your reading pleasure! I’m very excited!  I will be honest, I surprised myself with this one. I have improved a great deal in my writing and imagination. This all has been a great learning experience for me. I plan to keep writing and continue with MICHAEL RAY KINGS wonderful GO WRITE and YOU CAN”T GO WRONG classes. There will be a book three with this series -I have started researching already! I do plan to venture into more uncomfortable work in the future! Here is the cover for CHASING BUTTERFLIES IN THE MYSTICAL FOREST! I can’t wait !!! We are looking at October 2014 as publishing date.

Yours Truly,

Jorja DuPont Oliva



Dee and Lizzy are chasing butterflies once again, this time in the mystical forest.

Life is often something other than what we think it is. And, when darkness takes over, we can stay in the shadows, or step out and search for the truth, which brings light.

Dee’s search takes her to the Mystical Forest where secrets are abundant. As she grapples with what is real and what is not, Dee’s precious friendship with Lizzy may be at stake.

Alone in her travels, will Dee find her true path? Will her quest for happiness be found in a mysterious childhood chest? Can the family curse she discovers be broken? Is Dee’s fate to be alone her entire life? The answers lie somewhere hidden in the mystical forest.

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Is anyone truly meant to spend their entire life alone? In Chasing Butterflies in the Mystical Forest, Dee searches for the truth, to free her from darkness and solitude. As Dee grapples with what is real, and what is not, Lizzy can only keep faith, so it doesn’t consume their friendship. Once again, a lesson can be learned: things are not always what you think they are…

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Chasing Butterflies in the Magical Forest- Book two in the Chasing Butterflies series is 40% finished!!!!

2014 Book two in the works!


I know…I know Book one just came out. I am still smiling like the joker with that but I CAN”T STOP WRITING! I haven’t been sleeping with all the ideas I have for the next book. I had started It just before my first was published. I wanted to take my time with it BUT now that the new year approached and pressure from my readers for another book…Well I’ve got my butterflies back and I’m so excited to get this one done. I’m 1/4 of the way and plan to work each night on it until it’s finished…that is a promise! I learned something about myself this year…I am a people pleaser! I tend to neglect things that I feel are important to me to please others. Now I have found my happy medium. My writing is important to me and you reading my stories is important to you. Thank you for the wonderful reviews and most of all thank you for wanting more! Here is a little taste of book two!(Possibly-I never know which way the story will go until I get there!)

Dee is struggling with the thought of being alone for the first time in years. After discovering her near death experience has opened her eyes to the other side- the spiritual realm. Secrets lurk around every corner that she steps. There is questions needing answers. Everything she thought about her family history were lies of convenience. Dreams of the past taunt her into discovering she has broken the curse put onto her family centuries ago-or has she? A childhood chest opens her up to a world she has imagined to be her fate. Searching for truth is the only answer and Lizzy is the one to show her the way.

PEEK #1: Quote from my book!


Cooking is like writing,

if you put your heart into it,

the outcome will only pass on to those who feast on it.-Lizzy



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                     Chasing Butterflies In The Magical Garden

Lizzy returns to her small southern town with no plans of the future. Until she meets Dee, a former high school classmate rumored to talk to the dead. Lizzy and Dee go in search of butterflies in the magical garden we call life and find the lasting power of friendship. Needless to say, the magical garden is where you just might find what you are looking for.

My baby girl is growing each day…My Novel…She is a beauty!



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After taking a tiny break away from my novel. It was the worst week every. Again, I will say I was doubting what I had written. I started bashing myself for even thinking I could write AGAIN. I was  having emotional trauma. Ii was the battle with the self that was keeping me in a negative world. After class Thursday I convinced my self AGAIN, I am writing this novel for me.
REMEMBER, I do love it. I will finish. I will publish it. I’ve been reading and rewriting(cleaning up and polishing) for two weeks now. Holding on to words of others.

Albert Einstein- I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.

Eleanor Roosevelt-The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.

Ella Fitzgerald-Don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, you can’t go wrong.

I will admit it is a battle with my thinking and acting on it. Isn’t that always how it is. When I throw my pen down and all but give up, that voice of “give it one more try” pops into my head. Week two of edditing and rewriting come to a close. One step foward and two steps back. I have started on book two to keep my creativity alive. Honestly I so enjoyed the writing part that I had to treat my self to a reason to indulge. Poetry was helping but it was only the appertizer. I needed the meal of writing. Although you can make a meal out of appetizers it just doesn’t  fill me up. Until I blog again my friend!