Author Spotlight: Nessie Wallace

Letters To Caden by Nessie Wallace, Matthew Ricker model, CJC Photography, Florida photographer, book cover photographer, romance book cover photographer1) How did you get started as an author and what made you want to pursue that field?
I woke up one morning and these characters wouldn’t stop talking in my head. I contacted an author friend of mine and told her what was going on. Her response was “Write it all down.”

For the next two weeks I went everywhere with a notebook. At the end of two weeks I had my book written. (Over 76k words to be exact.)  Since then the characters have continued to tell their stories. I have just released book number five and I’m working on book six.

2) What hurdles have your overcome while striving towards your goals?
My biggest hurdle is finding the time to write. My husband is disabled. My disabled father also lives in my home and I have 4 of my six children still living at home. Then comes the 5 grandchildren and a full time job.

3) Which novel has been your favorite to write and why?
I am not sure I can choose a favorite. All 5 books have the same characters and all their stories are very unique.

4) For those looking to become an author, what advice would you give them?
Write from your heart.

5) Favorite motto?
Live, Laugh, and Love Harder.

6) In one word, how would you describe your writing style?
Reality.

7) Which author inspires you the most and why?
Erin Noelle and Kristi Pelton are the two I owe my life of an Author to. They have both been there for me during my journey. The inspiration that flows through the two of them are tremendous.

8) What is your writing process like?
They talk. I listen. I write.

9) Goals for the remainder of the year?
To be at least half way done with Unclaimed Hearts.

10) What new projects are you currently working on?
Unclaimed Hearts. Jodi (from Letters To Caden) went through a huge loss and must try to find happiness.

11)   Any final thoughts you would like to share with the CJC Photography readers?
Never let others Define who you really are!

Letters To Caden is now available here! 

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On Tuesday, October 17th 2017 at 3:03 pm, brentlyn shelvin said:

I have all her books and they are amazing. im so proud of u Nessie!!!! great job. keep writing

On Monday, October 16th 2017 at 11:11 pm, Angela said:

Omg Omg Omg this woman’s books are A.M.A.Z.I.N.G. Nessie Wallace’s The Why Series is so on point, her characters will make u laugh, cry, get pissed off or have fun with ur partner for hours, lol.. I can’t say enough about Nessie and her books, I promise u will not be disappointed..💋

On Monday, October 16th 2017 at 11:11 pm, Lisa Watmough said:

I absolutely loved the book, and the cover is hot!

On Monday, October 16th 2017 at 10:10 pm, Crystal said:

Nessie is a treasure! She’s an amazing person inside and out, oh and she’s one hell of a writer 😘

On Monday, October 16th 2017 at 10:10 pm, Ingrid said:

Congratulations on your newest release Nessie. I will pick a favorite of your books… Letters to Caden. I’m looking forward to reading more of your work.

On Monday, October 16th 2017 at 10:10 pm, SUSIE said:

I have read all 5 books and each one gets better. Nessie Wallace’s writing gets better with each one. Nessie writes from the heart and you can “feel” what her characters feel. That’s a great thing to get out of a book.

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