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j. leigh bailey is an office drone by day and the author of Young Adult and New Adult LGBT Romance by night. She can usually be found with her nose in a book or pressed up against her computer monitor. A book-a-day reading habit sometimes gets in the way of... well, everything...but some habits aren't worth breaking. She's been reading romance novels since she was ten years old. The last twenty years or so have not changed her voracious appetite for stories of romance, relationships and achieving that vitally important Happy Ever After. She's a firm believer that everyone, no matter their gender, age, sexual orientation or paranormal affiliation deserves a happy ending.

She wrote her first story at seven, which was, unbeknownst to her at th
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Self-Doubt, Contests, & Validation

Call it insecurity or imposter syndrome, whatever, but sometimes it’s a huge part of an author’s psyche. We create something that we think is brilliant one minute, and the next minute we’re sure it’s the tritest piece of cliché-filled junk ever to be written. And even when we get a little validation (book deal! 5-star review! etc.) we think it’s a fluke or that someone made a mistake. Because, of

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“I had no idea that a burly man working through yoga poses would be more exciting to me than a lap dance at a strip club.”
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“Someday,” Graham said, his voice almost too soft for Connor to hear, “I’m going to be with someone who isn’t afraid to be seen with me. Someone who’ll want me enough to not hide it. I don’t want to be someone’s shameful secret again. It hurts too much.”
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M.A. Hey! Thanks for the invite. :)
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Vanessa North Yay, friends! So nice to connect with you here! :)


Savannah J.Leigh,
Thank you for the friendship.
Stay naughty,
Savannah
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