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Jennifer’s young adult science fiction adventure series FIRE IN THE WOODS is available wherever books are sold. Click here for more info.
Official “Author-like” Bio
While not traipsing through the galaxy looking for specimens for her space moth collection, she lives with her wonderfully supportive husband and three energetic offspring. (And a poodle who runs the spaceport when she’s not around.)
During infrequent excursions to her home planet of Earth, Jennifer enjoys long hikes in the woods, bicycling, swimming, snorkeling, and snuggling up by the fire with a great book; but great adventures are always a short shuttle ride away.
Who knows where we’ll end up next?
I’m a goof. Seriously. I am.
I have been writing ever since the bug hit me in high school, when for some demented reason I decided to write a story for my friends. I ended up writing one chapter a night (under high peer pressure) and 400 or so (single spaced–OUCH) pages later, I had my first novel.
Now, I would never let ANYONE read Common Currency today. (That is what that first novel is called) But I am incredibly proud of it, because I actually did it. And, considering… it was pretty good. I even got kudos from the three teachers that I asked to read it.
Well, several novels later, I have decided to actually try to get something published. To me, writing has been more of a pleasure sport. I really enjoy the process, and the creation of a new world. Entering the world of publishing, though, just seemed like too much work. (And I was right, it is)
But I’ve found that the creation of a story is not a solitary effort. The wonderful authors who I’ve met and learned from along the way have mentored me into the writer I am today. They are the kinds of friends that you hold onto for a lifetime.
To all of them, I will forever be grateful.