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J.M. Cornwell

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I have to write so many of these and a single bio just won't do, so here goes.

I am a writer and have been published in numerous anthologies and magazines. I write fiction and nonfiction, although the nonfiction is much easier to write and needs a lot less after work (editing, proofing, rewriting, and re-rewriting). Fiction is trickier, but I have managed to publish two novels so far, one traditionally published (Past Imperfect) and one self-published (Among Women).

So far, there are fifteen books with my name in or on them and I'm always working on at least two or three more books all the time (sometimes less than more). Currently, I'm finishing a Victorian Gothic novel with a twist on Jekyll, Hyde, and Jack the Ripper, told by a woman, of
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Since the negotiations between Amazon and Hachette have made the news with authors chiming in on both sides, the old Chinese curse has become a reality. We do indeed live in interesting times.

We also live in times that are lagging far behind the 21st century and the technological age. The Big-5 publishers, Hachette, included are working with the old publishing model, even though these media...

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Among Women

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Description: Romance about a woman who has to choose between her imperfect past and a present she has taken for granted
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Jeannie and Louis Rigod J.M., Thank you for your friendship during this holiday season. Happy reading/writing for 2012-2013 and beyond.


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J.M. Cornwell Thank you for accepting, Beth.


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Beth Hi J.M.,
Thanks for sending a friend request to this fellow Goodreads author!


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Susie Sexton thanks for the add!


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J.M. Cornwell Thanks for accepting my request, Josephine. I look forward to finding out more about you. Give me a gritty romance with meat on its bones and I'm there.

J M


Josephine Myles Hi J.M. - thanks for the friendvite! And I'd agree, M/M romances are rarely sappy :)

Jo x


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J.M. Cornwell Hello, Coral Russell, and welcome. I don't know how you found me (I wasn't really hiding), but I'm glad you did.


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