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Dreaming of You, a Christmas Story by Marie Higgins

Sunday, December 15th, 2013

Marie I am glad to have you in my blog this week. When did you first know you wanted to be an author?

Funny story…but I hadn’t realized I wanted to be a real, published author until after I’d been writing stories for about five years. I actually thought it was a fun thing to do in my spare time, and it beat watching TV all day. But one day I let a friend of mine read a story of mine, and she hooked me up with a writer who was my mentor, and well…the rest is history.

So fun and exiting…What makes you passionate about writing?

I love writing twists and unexpected turns in my stories. I love making the reader think they know the ending, and then they are happily surprised when it’s totally different. And I especially love the comments I receive from my readers, telling me how much they enjoy reading these romances. That’s what makes me passionate—probably because I love to tease the reader. Every new book I write, I challenge myself to figure out a better suspenseful plot.

What was the pathway like for you to get your first book published?

I’ve been writing for a good 19 years. In 2005 I found an (more…)