When you have a love for literature, you can find a new adventure inside the pages of any book.
SJ. Turner developed her love for reading at an early age. Stealing her mother’s romance novels and tucking them away to read late at night was a common occurrence. The first novel that truly made an impact on her, however, was To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. It was a story that had stuck with her for many years.
After losing her mother at a young age, poetry became a very big part of SJ’s life. As a teen, she used it as a source of expression, a way to release deep emotions. A few of her poems have been published in a poetry library that was released in 2002.
After complaining to a family member about boredom, she was advised to write a book. Within a few months Contracted to Mr. Collins was written. Mainly to amuse family and friends at first, but when the unedited version was uploaded to a self-publishing site, It began to sell. A second book soon followed and the decision was made to pull the books and rework them for a real audience.
Today her novels can now be found on several platforms including Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Apple Books, Nook & Smashwords.
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