Name: Jamie Sexton I write under the Pen LJ SeXton
Where are you from: Michigan
A little about your self `ie your education Family life etc:
Well I am a wife and mother. I have two adult daughters and a furbaby.
Fiona: Tell us your latest news?
Well I just released my third installment of my Fixing Souls Novella Series
Fiona: When and why did you begin writing?
I have only just started a few months ago. I started out helping a friend with her writing project but we had to put it on hold. I was doing dishes one day and I had an Idea for a book. I wrote some of it out sent it to an author friend of mine she simply emailed me back and said “FINISH IT”
Fiona: When did you first consider yourself a writer?
When I got my first reader message.
Fiona: What inspired you to write your first book?
MJ Fields was my biggest inspiration.
Fiona: Do you have a specific writing style?
Fiona: How did you come up with the title?
When I began writing my first Novella as the story unfolded I knew that Fractured was the title.
Fiona: Is there a message in your novel that you want readers to grasp?
Yes. Never be scared to ask for help.
Fiona: How much of the book is realistic?
Fractured is a lot real life.
Fiona: Are experiences based on someone you know, or events in your own life?
Fiona: What books have most influenced your life most? a mentor?
The Love series by MJ Fields It’s a story of family, first love, and forgiveness.
Fiona: What book are you reading now?
I am reading Breaking Dragon by Jordan Marie.
Fiona: Are there any new authors that have grasped your interest?
Ivy Love, Josie Charles, Paige Steele.
Fiona: What are your current projects?
I have a new series I am working on “The Fostered Series” and one or two more books for Fixing Souls.
Fiona: Name one entity that you feel supported you outside of family members.
I have a group of ladies that supported me all through this crazy journey. They truly are my “Angels”
Fiona: Do you see writing as a career?
I really can’t say right now I hope one day. But now I just do it for the people.
Fiona: If you had to do it all over again, would you change anything in your latest book?
Fiona: Do you recall how your interest in writing originated?
Again helping a friend co-write.
Fiona: Can you share a little of your current work with us?
It’s about a boy that was put into a foster home and a promise made and broken.
Fiona: Is there anything you find particularly challenging in your writing?
Fiona: Who is your favorite author and what is it that really strikes you about their work?
I Have a Few Samantha Jacobey with Sam she has all these ideas and she writes! MJ Fields her books almost always are centered on family.
Fiona: Do you have to travel much concerning your book(s)?
Fiona: Who designed the covers?
Fiona: What was the hardest part of writing your book?
Just making them likable.
Fiona: Did you learn anything from writing your book and what was it?
That not everyone will like it and that’s fine.
Fiona: Do you have any advice for other writers?
Never let anyone make you feel like your work is less than.
Fiona: Do you have anything specific that you want to say to your readers?
Thank you for taking a chance on me as a new author.
Fiona: Do you remember the first book you read?
I remember reading Little Golden books as a kid.
Fiona: What makes you laugh/cry?
OH a good book.
Fiona: Is there one person pass or present you would meet and why?
I would love to meet Marilyn Monroe she just as seemed like she was laid back.
Fiona: What do you want written on your head stone and why ?
Mother, wife and friend to all.
Fiona: Other than writing do you have any hobbies ?
I love helping authors with teasers.
Fiona: What TV shows/films do you enjoy watching?
I love American Horror story, Bates Motel, I just recently got into Outlander.
Fiona: Favorite foods / Colors/ Music
My favorite foods Is Chinese, Favorite Color Blue, and I love all music.
Fiona: If you were not a writer what else would you like to have done?
LOL I have been a lot of things.
Fiona: Do you have a blog/website? If so what is it? http://sextonsbooks.blogspot.com/2015/06/lj-sexton.html