Author Spotlight: Emily Nicole
Emily Nicole was born and raised in Chicago, IL. She spent her college years in both Aurora and Dekalb Illinois, where she majored in Pre-Med, Psychology, and Journalism. Her interests include art, animals, scenic photography, music, and anything creative.
“One thing I learned about myself during the writing process of Touched was the importance of time. finding time to do the things that are important to you(in my case, writing this novel), and then using every second of that time to your advantage.”
Getting published is the goal of most writers. This author’s story is proof that persistence pays off.
Let’s get right to it.
1.) Tell us a little about yourself.
2.)Tell us what your book, Touched, is all about.
3.) What was the inspiration for this book?
4.) What was the hardest thing about writing Touched?
5.) What was one thing you learned about yourself while writing this book?
One thing I learned about myself during the writing process of Touched was the importance of time. finding time to do the things that are important to you (in my case, writing this novel), and then using every second of that time to your advantage.
6.) Describe your book in one line.
7.) What was the inspiration for your book?
8.) What advice do you have for aspiring writers?
9.) Where can readers buy your book?
10.) Where can our readers find you on social media?
11.) Please share your website with our readers.
Audra Russell is a blogger, freelance writer, and published author. She holds two undergraduate degrees in journalism as well as a Master of Science degree in Education. She also completed the Wesleyan University online Creative Writing Specialization course series.
She is an avid reader and writer’s advocate. Her passion for promoting the works of up-and-coming authors inspired her to create her podcast, Between the Reads, as well as her website, Read It Black to Me. Her debut novel, BLOOD LAND, was published on August 29, 2020, as her fiftieth birthday gift to herself. She lives in Maryland with her husband of more than 20 years, her 3 amazing children, a 12-year-old perpetual puppy, two dueling cats, and her lone surviving chicken of 8 years who she affectionately renamed Gloria (she will survive!)