FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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General

When did you start writing?


In the third grade, I wrote my first short story. On that day, I fell in love with the art of storytelling and have been writing ever since.




What do you like to do when you're not writing?


I love reading, kayaking, and binge-watching Jane the Virgin or The Office :)




Have you always wanted to be a writer?


In a way, yes. But only recently have I come to terms with that. At one point, I wanted to be a mermaid. As I grew older, I struggled with ignoring the advice and influence of others when it came to what I "should be". I spent most of my high school career taking upper-level to courses with the intention of studying pre-med in college. In college, I declared a major in chemistry education. As mentioned, I've been writing since I was eight. Writing has been the only thing that has made me completely happy, but I had to decide for myself whether I wanted to chase that happiness or give it up for something "guarenteed". In the present, I'm pursuing a degree in elementary education, but I will 100% choose to be a full-time author if I ever have see a glimpse of an oppurtunity to do so. So, yes. I've always wanted to be a writer, I just didn't quite know it until now.




If you could tell your younger writer self anything, what would it be?


A little tidbit said by the character India in my upcoming debut: "Go after whatever dream is igniting your soul and don't stop until it's yours."





My Books

Where can I purchase BECAUSE OF INDIA?


At the moment, you can pre-order Because of India on Amazon (Kindle only) and right here on my website :)




Will there be a sequel to BECAUSE OF INDIA?


I don't have plans to write a full-fleged sequel to Because of India. However, I'm planning to write a novella from India's perspective to answer some questions and give you a glimpse into her head! One of the main points I've heard from beta readers and editors is that we don't know India as her own character, which that's the point! It's Edalene's story, so we only see India in the way that Edalene sees India. So, keep an eye out for that in the future!




As a book reviewer, how can I get an ARC copy of your novel?


Thank you for your interest in reviewing my work! You can fill out the application HERE and once I approve it, I'll send along an ARC.




Can you give me advice on how to write or how to self-publish my novel?


Head over to my Members Page for a frequently updated writing resource library! If you have a specific question that you can't find the answer to, feel free to contact me HERE.




Can you visit my school, book club, or other event for an author talk?


Thank you for your interest in hosting me as an author at your event! Please contact me HERE with your inquiry and I'll be in touch to work out the details :)




Can I interview you on my blog?


Thank you for your interest in featuring me for an interview! Contact me HERE with your inquiry and I'll be getting back to you to work out any details :)





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