Friday, November 20, 2009

Author Fridays Presents...Chelynne Nicole!

Welcome to this week's edition of Author Fridays!  Sit back, get comfortable and read about our featured author, Chelynne Nicole!


Chelynne Nicole is a first-time author.  Her first book is entitled "Carnival Mirror", and it is published by Publish America.


Besides being an author, Chelynne Nicole is a Speaker and Self Esteem Coach. Her kids are grown and she has a ten-year-old grandson. Her nineteen-year old son is in Army boot camp and will graduate soon.

Her daughter is in Security. She likes to spend time with her family when she can. When it comes to writing, she says she will jot down notes while in line or at an appointment. She also enjoys cooking, going to the beach, and entertaining. Photography is something she has started just recently. In addition to all that, she also fixes computers and trains people on their uses.  "I like to read books that inspire me," she says. "Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen have Written some of the best inspirational books with their "Chicken Soup For The Soul" Series. I enjoy self-help books. I like to read about other people and their journeys."


Chelynne says she has written poetry for years, but she always knew she had a story she needed to tell. "I just sat down and wrote it, and it took me 4 months. The words just flow when you

are inspired."


Chelynne's second book praises plus size women. It is based on her struggle with weight and how the media makes women feel bad about their bodies. It is about body acceptance and how a woman's self-esteem is affected by society..


"My first book is gripping and real," says Chelynne. "It is hard to put down. It is my story and it

Is unusual that any woman would be in 3 abusive marriages. However, when you have

low self-esteem, you make bad decisions. So my book is also a self help book for people with low self-esteem. My books will have more than one message."


When I asked Chelynne if she had any advice for someone who wishes to become a published author, she answered, "Sit down with your ideas and just start writing. I sat down with notebook paper and

Started writing and then later I put everything in order and typed it up. You do

Not have to be perfect in your writing at first. There is time to correct things

later. Write what you feel. A good author zones in on the potential inspiration of an every day situation."


To learn more about Chelynne Nicole and her books, please visit her website at


Thank you for joining me for another edition of Author Fridays!  Due to the Thanksgiving holiday here in the USA, there will be no featured author next week, November 27, but be sure to come back in two weeks, Friday, December 4th to read about our next featured author, Lynne Woodvail!

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