Learn more about Joiya!
- What’s more important: characters or plot?
Characters are more vital to my stories. Characters drive the plot. When I create a fictional person, or write about a person I know, the identity of that person forms her ideas, her dialogue, and her actions. As long as I stay true to the essence of my character, the story will be authentic.
- What do you do when you’re not writing?
When I am not writing, I am partner to an amazing husband and mother to four phenomenal kiddos. Ten years ago, after the birth of baby number three, I made the difficult decision to resign from my job as a child advocate attorney, to raise my kids full-time. I have been writing in the midst of all the shenanigans ever since.
- What do you do when you experience writer’s block?
I run. And run and run and run. Some of my best…
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