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Like many writers, Elizabeth Johns was first an avid reader, though she was a reluctant convert. It was Jane Austen's clever wit and unique turn of phrase that hooked Johns when she was "forced" to read Pride and Prejudice for a school assignment. She began writing when she ran out of her favorite author’s books and decided to try her hand at crafting a Regency romance novel. Her journey into publishing began with the release of Surrender the Past, book one of the Loring-Abbott Series. Johns makes no pretensions to Austen’s wit but hopes readers will perhaps laugh and find some enjoyment in her writing.
Johns attributes much of her inspiration to her mother, a retired English teacher. During their last summer together, Johns would sit on t
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Elizabeth Johns Hi Cintia, I'm sorry you are discouraged. It is very easy in this business! I think if it were me, I would try to go back to why I began writing in th…moreHi Cintia, I'm sorry you are discouraged. It is very easy in this business! I think if it were me, I would try to go back to why I began writing in the first place. Do it because you love it, and write what you love to read. There are many options open to authors now, and many resources, so you don't have to go the traditional route. Most successful authors I know were rejected many times before striking the perfect match. Don't give up on your dreams! ~EJ xx(less)
Elizabeth Johns I stop writing and go do something else until I have an idea. Usually reading something I love motivates me.
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