LIFE outside Writing

I have the most supportive town. Just recently the local magazine did a feature on me and my journey writing The Nobleman’s Daughter. You can see it here. www.southlakestyle.com/2018/02/01/166166/binding-love

Jen Geigle Johnson discovered her love for uncovering fascinating pieces of history while kayaking on the Thames near London as a young teenager. Now an award-winning author and mother of six, she loves to share bits of history that might otherwise be forgotten. Whether in Regency England, the French Revolution, or Colonial America, her romance novels are much like life is supposed to be: full of adventure. She is a member of the RWA, the SCBWI, and Storymakers. She is also the chair of the Lonestar.Ink writing conference. Her first book, The Nobleman’s Daughter was published November 2017. And her second, Scarlet in May 2018.

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