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The hunt for something new has begun! I know you are here hoping to find a story that’s ripped from the headlines, but today isn’t going to be that. Instead, I am going to talk about me, my books, and this site. Because we may all be gone soon. Gone in our present form anyway. And no, I am not dying yet. I have been wanting to change up this site for a long time and it seems like now at the end of a year is a good time. Will it still be a blog site? Yes, and no.
Blurb Jenny Jones has returned to Mt. Moriah after a disastrous relationship with Brandon Daniels, the lead singer for Sarcastix, a band on the rise in Nashville. She makes it back home after Thanksgiving and realizes quickly that things are not as she left them. Her room is now occupied by her brother, as well as her car. Her parents are not able to support her any longer. And worst of all, Jeremiah Collins has moved on with his life as well. Jeremiah Collins, or Jere sees Jenny get into her family sedan on the day after she returns to Mt. Moriah.
What author has influenced your writing? JRR Tolkien influenced me more than anyone even my parents. He was my steadfast companion all through long days of boredom with his books about Hobbits, Ents, and Elves. I couldn’t wait to get the next book. Then- I had read all four. Then…there was nothing more. I mean, for years. I grew to hate JRR Tolkien. Looking for a comparable author with a comparable story took me from then until now. I have yet to find another one with quite as much color and fantasy as his. Oh, Dennis McKiernan tried. So did
But, no, not business writing! Here I am again, writing on my blog for the third time this week. What is WRONG with me???? (I think it is insomnia, really) But I am committed to putting out some new content this year. That includes blogging, books, etc. So, hang with me for a minute. So, you have likely heard (even from me!) that writing is not just art. It is also a business by many these days. They are turning out books on regular release dates, marketing (which really means spending money they haven’t made yet) and promoting their work