Her most recent accomplishment started in the summer of 2015. Making her dad’s dream come true with publishing his works as well, as an emotional accomplishment. She is the 2016 local A.N.W.A. chapter (Snake River Writers) president, won NaNoWriMo and loves StoryMakers.
Teya has been writing for as long as she can remember. At a young age she lived on a street she affectionately named Hill Street Blues, which helped her creative writing. Her Family moved to Menan where she continued her love of writing. Her father would always be and will continue to be her inspiration, even after his untimely death in 2006.
She loves sitting in her soft chair next to the fireplace and watching out a big living room window. It gives her plenty of creative juice for stories.
She met the love of her life in the loft of a barn. Yep, that set up some teasing from her father. They have been happily married since 2003. They have four children and all are loving and supportive of her writing. Her oldest daughter is following in her footsteps as a writer adding her own illustrations. She refuses to comment on the trolls in the closets and under the beds. She is active in her church, has compassion for others, and a love for all life brings.
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One wrong step changes Jocelyn’s Prima Ballerina’s life in one step...
A single choice results in Jeremiah facing unbearable consequences...
When these two meet, it could be catastrophic or the answer to unspoken prayers.
Can love be tested too far? Will hearts soften and hurts be forgiven?
Or will too much loss be too devastating to find hope?
One thing is for sure, lives are about to change forever…
Q&A With The Author:
1- Tell us about things you enjoy — what you do for fun or personal satisfaction besides writing?
a. I enjoy being with my family, hiking, and getting out into nature and being physical with the world around me.
2- What is the thing you struggle with the most while writing? And how do you defeat it?
a. I do not have the word "struggle" in my vocabulary. It stops anything positive. We have a phrase in our home that derives from a favorite movie series, it is, "do, or do not, there is no try."
3- What are your future projects?
a. Future projects: Death by the slice- a romance thriller, Shadow movers- a trilogy, a couple "unknown titles" at this time, The wife (title unsecured)- suspense thriller, and a couple books of short stories.
4- What is the “message” of your writing?
a. a message in my books, hmm. I think learning about oneself. Each one has something to think about and you see yourself how you need to change.
5- Are your characters/stories/scenes, etc. based on anything in real life?
a. Are my character/ stories/scenes based on real life? YES!
6- Have you done anything writing-related, besides actually writing your books, that seemed to get a lot of positive response? Something that encouraged you?
a. I speak to elementary kids about writing. It's pure joy to me to watch there faces light up and be excited about the story wanting to break free from each one of them.
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