Published on November 27th, 2013 | by thevyne0
Author Spotlight: Nicole Murray
Twitter Handle: @LNMCreative
Instagram Handle: @LNMCreative
Degree(s) and Alma mater(s): Creative Writing and Marketing, Columbia College
Occupation: Writer, Digital Strategist
Roles you play in life: Wife, mom, writer, friend, love doctor, adventure enthusiast, happiness and destiny pursuer
What is the best advice you’ve ever received? You only live once
What is the biggest career risk you’ve made? How did that work out for you? I quit my job of seven years to begin pursuing my passion of writing. It has work out rather well, I am able to do creative works in my current career path, as well as pursue many of my creative writing endeavors.
Tell us about your book. What is it called and what is it about? Autumn’s Child. It is about a young girl name Layla. Her parents are killed suddenly in a car accident and she is torn from her middle-class suburban California life style to the inner-city streets of Chicago. Layla soon realizes that she may hold the key to her aunt’s poor health in her hands, but she must make many compromising decisions to walk that path. It’s a story of lost hope, learned love. A coming into reality story.
“To feel more centered I: create rituals throughout my day and weekly routines to regain a sense of the here and now and to reconnect with myself and the creature.”
What is your favorite travel destination? Egypt
What three things can’t you live without? A good book, pearls, and dark chocolate or garlic
What is the last thing you purchased that you adore? A pretty little watch that opens up like a pocket watch.
What words do you live by? Happiness is a choice, not a destination