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Author Spotlight - open!

Regardless of the industry, I think we can all agree that helping our fellow colleagues is an act of kindness that has far reaching effects. In my line of business (writing) we definitely depend on each other for more than just a pat in the back, we need each other to grow. Not only does the initial draft of a book take blood, sweat and tears but the revision process is grueling; it is madness, but I could not imagine a life without writing. Recently, I wrote an article titled It Takes a Village to be a Writer, something I discovered to be a universal truth years ago. In the spirit of camaraderie, I’d like to introduce a monthly Author Spotlight segment. If you’re interested in being featured on this blog, please contact me via email at Genres I’m accepting.: Contemporary Romance  Erotic Romance  Romantic Suspense  Women's Fiction  Look forward to hearing from you! Maria

Author Spotlight >>> Gemma Snow

Gemma Snow is an erotic romance writer, traveler, journalist, and reader. How long have you been writing? I’m really lucky. I grew up in an artistic family, so I actually started writing when I was around eight years old. My mom taught poetry and creative writing classes for kids and teens and I essentially studied with her until I outgrew it. My folks were great about pushing me to follow writing, but to be smart and make a career out of it so I studied journalism and publishing in college. I absolutely love writing romance and would likely do it anyway, but it really helps that it’s a commercial genre with potential for success. I officially started writing romance professionally in college, so it’s been about four and a half years. Tell us a little bit about your writing, what is the process like? Honestly, it depends on the book. I’m usually thinking of a story three or four books ahead of actually writing it, so I’ll have a general vibe by the time I get there. It’s p