When I was eight years old, I would spend hours writing short stories. There was no real plot to speak of, and the characters were a re-hash of my friends, family, and teachers, but I loved writing above all the other games that a nine-year-old would play, ever hopeful that I would be an author one day.
Fast forward thirty-five years and I’ve now published five books with my sixth (Guardians of the Lost Lands) due out in December. I was also highly commended in the Self-Published Book Awards 2014 for my non-fiction title, How I Changed My Life in a Year. Writing is my life, and I couldn’t be happier about that.
When I was younger, writing short stories was my happy place. I get bored very quickly, and so writing fast-paced tales that were under 2,000 words was perfect for my Gemini nature. When I…
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