on Fiction University:
When I started writing, I didn’t have a clear idea of what I wanted to write. I read—and loved—almost every genre, so there wasn’t the pull in one direction or another.
However, once I put pen to paper (okay, fingers to keyboard but that doesn’t sound as romantic), I quickly realized I was naturally gravitating toward stories about everyday people dealing with everyday life issues.
My characters were struggling through secrets and betrayal, identity crises and heartbreak. They were pushed to their breaking point and then pulled themselves toward a more fulfilled future. I was writing women’s fiction.