About Stephanie Nichole:
Stephanie Nichole lives in a small town with her family in New Mexico. She graduated college in 2010 with a degree in business and accounting. However, her true passion is all things book related. As a student English and Literature were her favorite subjects. Weekly library trips with her mother also helped instill her love for books. Stephanie would look forward to summer most of all, not because she was out of school but for the summer reading groups at her local library. After a friend’s encouragement she started her author journey in 2016.
Stephanie is an avid book, music and old Hollywood movie lover. When she's not busy reading or writing she's probably binge watching Netflix or PassionFlix. Some of her favorite authors are: Edgar Allan Poe, Abbi Glines, K. Bromberg, Colleen Hoover, Alessandra Torre, Nicholas Sparks and F. Scott Fitzgerald.
Stephanie also loves to connect with her readers on social media.
What inspires you to write?
I can find inspiration from just about anywhere. Sometimes it's a song or piece of art, other times it's a quote, book, movie or TV show.
Tell us about your writing process.
I usually type up an outline in Word but I rarely stick to it after chapter three. It's usually by chapter three that my story starts to take on a life of it's own and I kind of just let the story goes where it wants.
For Fiction Writers: Do you listen (or talk to) to your characters?
All the time. Probably too much but to me it's the best way to work out dialogue while writing. I'm constantly talking to my characters.
What advice would you give other writers?
A couple of things. The first is whatever you write do it for yourself. You can't force yourself to write a story that your heart isn't in to. If you can force it, it's doubtful that'll it be your best work and you want to be proud of whatever you put out into the world. The second thing that a fellow author told me was to find my people. It's important to find those people that will be honest with you and support you. Find them and keep those people.
How did you decide how to publish your books?
I started out self-publishing in 2017. I just wasn't sure how to go about doing anything at the time. I had written a book and didn't want to leave it just sitting on my computer so I decided to try self-publishing and I did that for about a year and a half but it gets pricey and it's harder than you think to make a profit.
Then I found a Kingston Publishing and I submitted two of my books on a whim. They liked both and offered to sign both series. Luckily, they wanted everything I already had written plus some books I had planned. It's been an amazing journey with them.
What do you think about the future of book publishing?
I think that reading is going to grow in popularity. With digital reading it opens up the book world to so many more people. Having something as small as a Kindle, Nook or E-reader makes it easy for anyone to read anywhere and I think that will help the book and reading worlds to continue to grow.
What do you use?: Professional Editor, Professional Cover Designer, Beta Readers
What genres do you write?: Romance, Fantasy and Young-Adult
What formats are your books in?: Both eBook and Print
Stephanie Nichole Home Page Link
Link To Stephanie Nichole Page On Amazon
Link to Author Page on Kingston Publishing
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