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I’m Still Alive!

Hello Gracie Fans!

First let me just say, it has been a looooooong few months. Well…few isn’t the right word. It has been several months since I’ve done a website update.

If you follow my Instagram account, you are aware that life had been rather cruel to me. Okay, maybe cruel is the wrong word. I want to say interesting because while my journey has been a difficult one, it has also been beneficial in a lot of ways.

Let me catch you up:

I contracted pneumonia, which required an induced coma. This left me debilitated and unable to walk and care for myself. Therefore, the past few months have been about recovery and getting healthy again.

I have recovered. I am about 95% back to normal. I can walk, talk, dance, write, everything. I say 95% because mentally, I do suffer from PTSD.

If you would like to know more about my recovery, you can check out my past posts at @authorj.q.davis.

Now here is the important stuff↓↓↓

My new book is underway! Yes! I even made a temporary cover:

I don’t know, I kind of like it!

Anyway, my projected release date is…I’m just gonna guess here…February? I have no idea, but I am working on it and will be sure to keep anyone interested in reading this paranormal fantasy updated.

Until then, I wish all of you well!

xoxo,

J.Q. Davis

 

Turning Grace is back…and better!

Hello Turning Grace Fans!

In my last post, I discussed my decision to begin a journey down the road to finding a literary agent to represent me. Well, here’s an update:

Screw that!

After sending out queries and pieces of my manuscript to over 20 agents, not hearing anything back from 95% of them, and receiving 5 rejection letters, I decided that I was too impatient and too prideful to have my books unavailable to potential readers.  Continue reading “Turning Grace is back…and better!”

An Author With No Books? Imposter!

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For those of you who are beloved fans of Grace Watkins, you know what the deal is. But for those of you who don’t believe I am an author because I have no books to prove it, let me give you a semi-short explanation:

When I finished Turning Grace, my first ever novel, I did endless nights of research on how to get my books published. I read countless blogs and articles, all about the ins and outs of publishing, options for aspiring authors, and all the experiences of other writers out there. With my brain full of this information, it seemed it only confused the crap out of me. However, at the time, my passion was simply for writing. I didn’t care about whether or not I had the potential to be a bestseller. If only five people read my book, those five people were enough. The fact that I’d completed a full-length novel was accomplishment enough.

Self-publishing seemed the way to go. I was proud of my work and with self-publishing, I had total freedom with the content and the cover. If people didn’t like it, then whatever. I didn’t care. Until, that is, when people actually started reading it, and then actually responding to my work.  Continue reading “An Author With No Books? Imposter!”

Welcome!

Welcome to my new and improved website! I will be posting news about my books and upcoming projects. Also, anything that I feel like I want to share with you guys because well...why not? Enjoy!