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Christine Nolfi

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Some writers are gifted with an unusual life and I’m certainly one of those. I’ve lived in Ohio, Virginia, California, Utah and now South Carolina. In college I was featured on the front page of the Houston Post for a lark that erased all my debt. I met my four adopted children for the first time in the sweltering heat of the tropics. I helped build several companies and was lucky enough to earn a living doing what I love best–writing–in a PR firm I owned.

In 2004 I made the wisest and most irrational decision of my life–I began writing fiction full-time. All those years of hard work pay off daily in sweet notes and comments by readers. Please continue the mail, tweets and comments on FaceBook, GoodReads and other sites. I cherish your suppo
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Christine Nolfi Prior to writing fiction, I owned a public relations firm. I couldn't afford writer's block. I still can't.

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Prior to writing fiction, I owned a public relations firm. I couldn't afford writer's block. I still can't.

If I'm stuck on a scene, I walk the treadmill at the local gym then return to work.(less)
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Christine Nolfi Lizzie wrote: "Thank you for adding me and your welcome."

Great to meet you, Lizzie! I love Goodreads. I've met so many wonderful readers on the site.


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Lizzie Thank you for adding me and your welcome.


message 62: by Terry

Terry Drake Thank you for befriending me!


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Christine Nolfi Not sure how I missed this video in my stream--amusing! Thanks for sending it :-)


Christine Nolfi Sandra wrote: "How are you liking May B., Ms. Nolfi?"

I haven't started it yet. I'm trying to finish WOOL, an interesting read if a bit too darkly dystopian for my taste.


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Sandra How are you liking May B., Ms. Nolfi?


Christine Nolfi Mj wrote: "Thank you for the friend request! I truly enjoyed your Second Chance Grill. I'm honored to be your friend"

Great to meet you, MJ!


Christine Nolfi Ginger wrote: "Thank you for the friend request! I'm honored you as an author requested my friendship!! Thank you so much!! :)"

Thank you for accepting, Ginger! A thousand apologies--I'm still learning my way around GoodReads and missed your comment on my profile page.


Christine Nolfi Mj wrote: "Thank you for the friend request! I truly enjoyed your Second Chance Grill. I'm honored to be your friend"

Sheesh, MJ, I'm honored you read Second Chance Grill. I'm so thrilled you enjoyed the novel.


Christine Nolfi Sandra wrote: "Thanks for friending me!"

Great to meet you, Sandra!


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Sandra Thanks for friending me!


message 51: by MJ

MJ Thank you for the friend request! I truly enjoyed your Second Chance Grill. I'm honored to be your friend


Christine Nolfi Ginger wrote: "Thank you for the friend request! I'm honored you as an author requested my friendship!! Thank you so much!! :)"

Great to meet you, Ginger. Chatting with readers always makes my day!


Francisco Martinez Gracias por concederme tu amistad, para cualquier cosa que puedas necesitar y este en mi mano me tienes a tu disposición.

Si todavía no tienes mi libro UNA VIDA Y UN AMOR, te lo puedo mandar con dedicatoria personal y estará en tu domicilio por 13 € envío incluido. Si no vives en España solicita los enlaces de la Editorial y de los distribuidores para todo el mundo.

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Saludos


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Ginger Thank you for the friend request! I'm honored you as an author requested my friendship!! Thank you so much!! :)


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Selena Blake Thank you for the friend request!

SB


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Amy Freeman Thanks for the friend request, Christine!


Christine Nolfi Katy wrote: "Thanks for the friend request! I see I have 2/3 of your books on my TBR pile :-) Looking forward to reading them, but not sure when that will be."

Katy, I'm simply delighted my books ARE in your TBR pile! Whenever you find time to read, please let me know what you think of the books. Hearing from readers is an absolute joy.

Have a wonderful New Year!


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Katy Thanks for the friend request! I see I have 2/3 of your books on my TBR pile :-) Looking forward to reading them, but not sure when that will be.


Christine Nolfi Diana (Offbeat Vagabond) wrote: "Thank you for adding me to your friends' list. Added one of your books recently. I hope to check it out soon. Hope all is well. Talk later :)"

Diana, my apologies for the late reply. I'm looking forward to getting to know you better on GR.


Christine Nolfi Linda wrote: "Thank you for the friend request - I am looking forward to reading your books and discussing them with you!"

I'm looking forward to discussing the books with the group, Linda! xo


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Linda Boyd Thank you for the friend request - I am looking forward to reading your books and discussing them with you!


Diana (Offbeat Vagabond) Thank you for adding me to your friends' list. Added one of your books recently. I hope to check it out soon. Hope all is well. Talk later :)


Christine Nolfi Great connecting with you, Dew.


message 38: by Dew

Dew Pellucid Hi Christine,

Thanks for the friendship! I look forward to comparing book lists.

Cheers,
Dew


message 37: by Graeme

Graeme Stokes Hi Christine, Thanks for the friendship... If i can add without fear of recrimination that we share the same birth year and yet the sands of time have certainly served you far better than I... Now go back and continue writing, sorry to have disturbed you.


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Ashlyn Thanks for the friendship!
Have a wonderful Day!


Christine Nolfi Douglas wrote: "Christine, thank you for friending me. I am looking forward to reading your novel. I read the reviews and it looks amazing. Best of luck!
Douglas"


Good luck to you too, Douglas. Happy writing!


Christine Nolfi Christine wrote: "Yeah it is nice

How long have you been a writer?"


Christine, I wrote my first novel at the grand old age of 19. After college, I owned a PR firm and worked as a freelance writer. I began writing fiction full-time in 2004. Tally it all up, and I've been writing for--yikes--34 years!


message 33: by Douglas

Douglas Wickard Christine, thank you for friending me. I am looking forward to reading your novel. I read the reviews and it looks amazing. Best of luck!
Douglas


Christine Hatfield Yeah it is nice

How long have you been a writer?


Christine Nolfi Christine wrote: "That's odd that we both have the same name lol"

It's nice, actually :-)


Christine Hatfield That's odd that we both have the same name lol


Christine Nolfi Christine wrote: "thanks for being my friend"

Great to meet you, Christine!


Christine Hatfield thanks for being my friend


Christine Nolfi Great to meet you, Susannah!


Susannah Morgan Hi Cristine! Thanks so very much for the friend invitation.

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Christine Nolfi Great to connect with you, Cassian. I popped over to your author page and became a fan. Happy writing!


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Cassian Brown Hello Christine! Thanks for the friendship invitation. Happy Reading!


Christine Nolfi K.E., Bridget, Jodie--many thanks! So glad we've connected here!


Christine Nolfi Many thanks, Rai. Writing during the "single mom with 4 kids" years was difficult. It's easier now that they're older.


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Rai Hi Christine,

Very glad to have you as a friend! That's an interesting journey you've had. Wishing you continued writing success...

~Rai


~E~ Riverina Romantics Thanks for the invite Christine. I look forward to chatting with you.


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Bridget Bowers Thanks for the friend request, Christine.


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K.E. Saxon Thanks for the friendship, Christine!!


Christine Nolfi Kathryn wrote: "Hi Christine! Thanks for the Friendvite!!
Look forward to discussing books with ya!
www.tsktskwhattoread2.blogspot.com"


Great to connect with you, Kathryn!


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Kathryn Hi Christine! Thanks for the Friendvite!!
Look forward to discussing books with ya!
www.tsktskwhattoread2.blogspot.com


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