Author Feature: Janice Spina

A special “thank you” to my new online friend, Nicholas C. Rossis, for having me on his blog. Please check out his lovely blog and wonderful books.

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Janice Spina is the latest of the new friends that I’ve made while blogging. She recently hosted my interview on her blog, and now I’m happy to repay the favour!

Thank you for your interest in being featured on my blog!

Thank you, Nicholas, for inviting me to be on your blog. It is a great pleasure to be here.

Let’s start with the Usual

author photoWhat inspired you to write a book?

I have always loved writing since I was a young girl of nine. I was shy and timid and expressed myself through my writing. My first inspiration was my mother’s praise when she read some of my poetry.

Thank God for mothers’ praise! So, what was the first thing you ever wrote?

I first wrote poetry in the form of greeting cards for my mother on her birthday and Mother’s Day. I wrote my first story in my…

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About jjspina

Janice is an award-winning author with 14 children's books for PS-Gr 4, 11 middle-grade/preteen/young adult books, written under Janice Spina, and 3 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 19 Book Awards and a few Finalists in contests. AWARDS: MOM'S CHOICE AWARDS - SILVER MEDAL - Lamby the Lonely Lamby PINNACLE BOOK ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS - Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, Books 1, 2, 3, 5, & 6. Abby & Holly Series, Books 1-3 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 PINNACLE BOOK ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS - Jerry the Crabby Crayfish, Broose the Moose on the loose, Colby the Courageous Cat, Jeffrey the Jittery Giraffe 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 and received a 5-Star Review from Readers’ Favorite Book Awards. 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 6 of Abby & Holly series for girls and Book 3 of Drystan the Dragon series for young children. A YA fantasy series will be coming in 2021 and beyond along with more children's books and novels for 18+. Her hobbies are crocheting, walking to keep fit, hula hooping, 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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2 Responses to Author Feature: Janice Spina

  1. Thanks for the lovely interview! 🙂

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