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J. Hale Turner

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"Reading together brings a family together," is a motto J. Hale Turner holds dear. Her love for the arts remains close to her heart, but she rediscovered another love. Writing. "After all these years, I've come full circle, by creating stories through the color of words."

An avid reader, she treasures the time outside her writing to enjoy good novels. Primarily she takes in Bible reading and research. For relaxation, mysteries, literary and contemporary novels followed other genres that draw her attention.

Her message to new writers: read, read, read. "There are so many books about writing to examine and apply. Enjoy reading other novels to learn how writers express and draw in their readers. Seminars and classes are now available for peopl
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J. Hale Turner Read, read, read. I never stop writing. I write thoughts, even letters and blogs. With self-motivation and meditation, thoughts and imagination…moreRead, read, read. I never stop writing. I write thoughts, even letters and blogs. With self-motivation and meditation, thoughts and imagination eventually begin to resurface. They work as a stimulus for me to never give up. (less)
J. Hale Turner Personal satisfaction to see your work completed, published and enjoyed by others.
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“Take one day at a time, nurture each day, and the hurt will be yesterdays past.”
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“No, I may not flavor your mind with hot and spicy ingredients that leave you panting for cool relief. I write for family, so I indulge your thoughts with just the right seasoning to awaken your palate for more without cause for heartburn.”
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message 15: by Dale (last edited Jul 19, 2014 05:30PM)

Dale Thele J., thank you for the Goodreads friend connect.
Wishing you the very best!


Savannah J, thank you for the friendship.
Stay naughty,
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J. Thank you for the invite, CJ ... good info.

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Christine wrote: "Hi J,just dropping by for a visit. I would like to invite you to check out Shadow Forrest Authors for charity and help support illiteracy issues.
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We also have a..."





Christine Hi J,just dropping by for a visit. I would like to invite you to check out Shadow Forrest Authors for charity and help support illiteracy issues.
http://www.shadowforestauthors.com
We also have a SFA group here on goodreads. Have a great week.
Blessing CJ



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J. Bradley wrote: "I hope you are having a good day! =)

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Thank you, Bradley, and I hope you are as well.




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J. Vanessa wrote: "Hi J!

Thanks for the connection!

~Vanessa"


You're quite welcome, Vanessa. Best wishes.




Bradley I hope you are having a good day! =)

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Vanessa Hi J!

Thanks for the connection!

~Vanessa


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J. Bridget wrote: "Thanks for the add J, your books look like wonderful fun reads."

A pleasure to hear from you, Bridget. It was a joy writing Orange Clouds and I, in turn, wish you much success in your writing. Look forward to reading your work.




Bridget Morrow Thanks for the add J, your books look like wonderful fun reads.


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J. Rosemary wrote: "Thanks for the friend invitation. Writing for teens is a special calling. Do you know Louise Hawes, another YA novelist in North Carolina?

Joy with your writing!"


Hi Rosemary, Thanks for your response. No, I don't recall Louise Hawes, but will try to check her out her site. Thanks for letting me know. Good to know fellow writers within our locale.

Best regards.




Rosemary Thanks for the friend invitation. Writing for teens is a special calling. Do you know Louise Hawes, another YA novelist in North Carolina?

Joy with your writing!


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Beth Thanks for befriending this mystery author!


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