Janice Spina

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Janice Spina is an award-winning author with 12 children's books, Louey the Lazy Elephant, Ricky the Rambunctious Raccoon, Jerry the Crabby Crayfish (won Pinnacle Book Achievement Award), Lamby the Lonely Lamb (won the Silver Medal from MOM'S Choice Awards), and Jesse the Precocious Polar Bear, Broose the Moose on the Loose (won a Pinnacle Book Achievement Award), and Sebastian Meets Marvin the Monkey, and Colby the Courageous Cat (Pinnacle Book Achievement Award), Jeffrey the Jittery Giraffe (Pinnacle Book Achievement Award), Clarence Henry the Hermit Crab, Lucy the Talented Toy Terrier, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series (Book 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5) is a middle-grade/preteen series and Abby & Holly Series Book1 1, 2, 3 (Books 1 ...more

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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…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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An historical novel with epic proportions that chronicles the lives of three generations of Mahoneys. Part 1 begins with Devin Mahoney and his struggles to survive living in Ireland during a famine and how he travels from his homeland to America to ...more
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My Sister’s Grave (Tracy Crosswhite Book 1) is a suspenseful and riveting story from beginning to end. Homicide detective Tracy Crosswhite feels compelled to solve the mystery of her sister’s disappearance. When her body is
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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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