Belinda Austin




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Belinda Austin

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Born
in Pomona, The United States
August 27, 1968

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Belinda loves to create novels with twists and turns, and love stories that will squeeze your heart. Her goal is to entertain and touch you by making you laugh, cry, get angry, i.e. go through the emotional experience that makes us all human and by doing so, humanize her characters.

Her aim with her books is to grab the reader by the shirt collar and drag him or her into the novel, and not let go until the end. She hopes that the reader will not just read her story, but experience it, with chills, blood pounding, brain bursting, etc.

She writes Psychological Thrillers and Romantic Suspense.

Belinda is also a Zumbaholic.

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Belinda Austin I've never had writer's block. I tend to be verbose and my ideas sometimes explode into several books, like in my new YA Dystopian Series Outcast. If…moreI've never had writer's block. I tend to be verbose and my ideas sometimes explode into several books, like in my new YA Dystopian Series Outcast. If I have an idea for a book and the book doesn't start writing itself, then I know there is no story for me with that idea no matter how Pulitzer Prize it may be (ha!). However, when the stars align, then the books starts writing and I have a hard time falling asleep because the story just won't stop and the characters refuse to shut up. What I never do is start a book without having the ending, which granted may change as the book evolves.(less)
Belinda Austin I laugh, cry, and fall in love at my computer.

I enjoy creating stories, characters, etc. As the story unfolds, I am constantly surprised by what…more
I laugh, cry, and fall in love at my computer.

I enjoy creating stories, characters, etc. As the story unfolds, I am constantly surprised by what happens though I know the ending (which may change) and eventually write an outline, mainly to keep track of what is going as the book grows in size.

Dishonor Thy Wife was especially hard to write because when I went back in time to the beginning and retold the first part after hitting the reader with a wallop, I needed to make sure I didn't repeat what I had been said before and not bore the reader. I wanted to give the reader new information.

Lastly, I enjoy setting my own schedule. I've had my fair share of 8 to 5 jobs. I confess though that I usually work more than 10 hour days or sometimes 12. And I work 7 days a week unless I take a rare vacation.(less)
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"I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This book was suspenseful. The characters were developed to the point I thought Brad would pop out of nowhere. I look forward to reading more by this author."
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