Author Archives: Jennifer Haynie

Abigail Ward: Life After The Athena File

by Jennifer Haynie (@JenniferHaynie1) What’s the best cure for a broken heart? I should know. January of 2017 stank. Big time. You see, David Shepherd and I had been a couple for over six months by that point. Then things happened. Martin Luther King Weekend is a weekend I’d rather forget. When we had The ...continue reading

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Pestilence, Fear, and Vikings

by Jennifer Haynie @JenniferHaynie1 Blogger’s note: Initially, I had planned on launching blog posts related to my upcoming novel, No Options. But due to the onslaught of COVID-19, I decided instead to put off those posts until next week and instead address my observations about what’s been happening near me. Friday afternoon, I stared in ...continue reading

Why I Do What I Do Part 2: Writing

by Jennifer Haynie @JenniferHaynie1 “Why do you write?” We writers get this question a lot.  And it’s a good one to think about.  I’ve heard lots of answers over the years, and they can be as varied as the writers themselves. Last week, I mentioned that when I was in high school, I took some ...continue reading

Why I Do What I Do Part 1: My Day Job

by Jennifer Haynie @JenniferHaynie1 I get lots of questions about being a writer. One of them is: “Have you ever wanted to quit your day job and just write?” Of course, I’d love to do that. Truth be told, my day job brings in a steady income. Writing? Not so much. But there’s something else. ...continue reading

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5 Reasons Why Snow Days Are Good

by Jennifer Haynie @JenniferHaynie1 It finally happened. Snow. We all saw it on the radar, heard about it on the news. It headed toward our part of North Carolina. It wasn’t much. Matter of fact, any of you who live in snowy climates would probably laugh at us for closing everything down for a couple ...continue reading