Janice Spina

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Janice Spina is an award-winning author with 37 books of which 18 are children's books with life lessons in rhyme. Her children's books have won 12 awards. She has also written for MG/PT/YA and has two magical/mystery series for both boys and girls which have won 17 awards.

She writes under J.E. Spina and has five novels and a short story collection for 18+ in multi-genres. Two of her thriller/crime/suspense/mystery novels were finalists in Authorsdb First Lines Contest.

Her Motto is Reading Gives You Wings to Fly, Soar with Jemsbooks.com all year through! Her logo is JEMSBOOKS for all ages!

Janice's goal is to encourage children of all ages to ready daily to help increase their vocabulary, heighten their creativity, inspire them and hopeful
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Janice Spina I don't write unless I feel inspired to do so. I don't think you can force yourself to write. You just have to feel it and want to do it.

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I don't write unless I feel inspired to do so. I don't think you can force yourself to write. You just have to feel it and want to do it.

I am an avid reader, copy editor, and book reviewer in between writing. All this keeps me busy and inspired. I support my fellow authors in every way I can and they in turn support me for which I am truly grateful. We can not do it alone. All this inspires me to write.(less)
Janice Spina I always loved to write poetry and stories in rhyme. When my children were young I read books to them and one day I made up a story for them. They lik…moreI always loved to write poetry and stories in rhyme. When my children were young I read books to them and one day I made up a story for them. They liked it so much that I wrote more stories, some of these have not been published yet.(less)
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Janice Spina Thank you, likewise for me. I look forward to sharing a lot of good books and warm friendship.

Best Wishes,
Janice


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Hello Janice,
It's such a pleasure having you for a friend. Thank you and best wishes to you!
Warmest regards,
CJ


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