Happy New Year!


Can you believe it is 2014 already? Where did the year go? I had so many things I wanted to do and completed some.  This year my list will be longer.

1. Publish at least three more children’s books

2. Publish two novels ( a mystery, YA fantasy)

3. Write four more children’s books

4. Blog twice or more a week

5. Complete spiritual/mystery novel that is in outline form

6. Support PiA and my friend Paul G Day

7. Support my friend Deanie Dunn

8. Support all my friends in PiA

9. Support all Indie Authors who need me

10. Copy edit other author’s books who need me

11. Read over 100 books

12.  Review 100 books

13. Visit and like other blogs daily

14. Pray daily for all those who need support and love

15. Be there to give to others whatever I can, God willing

Love to all and wishing all my readers, friends and fellow Indie Authors a wonderful and happy, healthy and prosperous New Year!



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About jjspina

Janice is an multi-award-winning author with 37 books: 18 children's books for PS-Gr 4, 12 middle-grade/preteen, one young adult book, written under Janice Spina, and 5 novels, and a short story collection written under J.E. Spina. She is also a writer of poetry, blogger, avid reader, reviewer and a copy editor. Janice has always loved writing and started very young writing poetry, then stories. Her books have received 28 Book Awards and a few Finalists in contests. AWARDS: 4 MOM'S CHOICE AWARDS - SILVER MEDAL - Lamby the Lonely Lamby, Ricky the Rambunctious Raccoon, Louey the Lazy Elephant, Jesse the Precocious Polar Bear 11 PINNACLE BOOK ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS - Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, Books 1, 2, 3, 5, & 6. Abby & Holly Series, Books 1-6 READERS' FAVORITE AWARDS - HONORABLE MENTION - Davey & Derek Book 1, READERS' FAVORITE AWARDS - SILVER MEDAL - Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series, Book 3 READERS' FAVORITE AWARDS - BRONZE MEDAL - Abby & Holly Book 1 READERS’ FAVORITE AWARDS - HONORABLE MENTION — Abby & Holly Book 2 READERS’ FAVORITE AWARDS - FINALIST - Davey & Derek Book 6 5 PINNACLE BOOK ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS - Jerry the Crabby Crayfish, Broose the Moose on the loose, Colby the Courageous Cat, Jeffrey the Jittery Giraffe, Sebastian Meets Marvin the Monkey BOOK EXCELLENCE AWARD - FINALIST - Davey & Derek Book 6 Authorsdb Cover Contest Silver Medal - Davey & Derek Book 5 FINALISTS: Authorsdb First Lines Contest, - Hunting Mariah and Mariah's Revenge were Finalists Red City Review Awards - Finalist - Davey & Derek Book 4 READERS’ FAVORITE BOOK AWARDS - 5-STAR REVIEW - Davey & Derek Book 4 All Janice's books are available on Amazon.com, Kindle, B&N and other online book sites. One of her sports' poems was published in The Lawrence Eagle Tribune in October of 2008. She is currently working on book 1 of a YA fantasy series. There will be six books in all in this series. She hopes to work on a series of four books in a crime/mystery genre that will be offsprings of her thriller, Hunting Mariah. Her hobbies are crocheting, walking to keep fit, hula hooping, tap dancing, going to the movies with her husband, and spending time with her five grandchildren. Janice loves to hear from readers and appreciates reviews. Sign up on her blog http://jemsbooks.blog for a copy of her newsletters under Contact Me. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband who is her illustrator and cover creator.
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8 Responses to Happy New Year!

  1. deanie2013 says:

    Thank you, Janice! I hope you reach all of your goals for the New Year. I’m honored that I’m on your list. Nothing would be the same without your guidance and support.

    • jjspina says:

      Thank you, my dear friend! I know I will complete a few especially supporting you. You are one of my staunchest supporters too! I greatly appreciate your help and friendship. Being an author is a tough road and there are a lot of bumps along the way to get over. You have helped me get over some big ones! xo

  2. jwjwhiteley says:

    Happy New Year, Janice!

  3. Paul G Day says:

    Happy New Year to you as well and thanks for all your wonderful support in 2013.

  4. mazorbooks says:

    I love your list, Janice! Fabulous plans for 2014 🙂
    May success find in all your endeavors and may you continue your generous ways.
    Happy New Year 🙂

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