Friend and author Kristen James contacted me with some exciting news about her latest release:
“Hi Stephen, I wanted to share my new release with you, called How to Be A Full Time Writer. I thought some of your fans might find it useful if they’re interested in using writing to earn money outside of writing fiction, or even with ghostwriting fiction. It’s how I created my work from home job.”
Kristen says she has always been passionate about stories and took up writing at a young age. Many of her early novels, back in middle school, were actually rewrites of her favorite movies. “Of course I didn’t see that until later on! I rewrote The Swiss Family Robinson into The Island Tribe, a story about kids. I began getting published in 2005, first in a short story journal out of Australia called Skive and then a small press in Canada called Lachesis Publishing. Around that time, I joined the self publishing bandwagon and found I enjoy designing the book along with writing it. My books are mainly romance with other genres thrown in,” she says.
Kristen’s describes her writing style as conversational with vivid descriptions and characters that draw in the reader. She says most of her reviews mention how much the reader liked the characters and the mystery element in her romances. “Several things might set my novels apart such how I use Oregon and the beauty here, the warm characters, and my dialogue. I’ve gotten quite a few compliments on that.” Continue reading “Meet the Author: Kristen James”