I figured it was time to write a new about me page, because I no longer feel like a “young writer armed with laptop, pen, and paper and no one set-in-stone goal,” my nephew no longer growls in his playpen, and my sweet lab Matthew died a while ago.
So! New me page.
I’m still Julie Gabrielle Anne, and my laptop Nightwing and I conspire together late at night or around midday in front of the television with The Mentalist to write novels about blood feuds, Shakespeare retellings, gymnastics, cyborgs, and BA heroines who love chocolate, horses, and the color purple.
I’ve been writing since I was an annoying little girl. I like writing novels best of all, but I’m not a horrible poet or essayist, and I also write short stories that oftentimes turn into novellas because I’m long-winded.
If I’m not writing you won’t be able to find me, because I’ll be hiding somewhere with a good book (under a bed works well) or buried under mountains of homework in my dorm at Austin Peay State University. If you can’t not find me (no, that’s not a typo) in those places, you are guaranteed to find me in search of food, hugging one of my wonderful horses (not mine, really; I volunteer at a therapy stable), or hanging with my friends and family.
California is my birth stage, but I’m a Tennessee girl now. I say y’all and am proud of it.
Besides writing, I love gymnastics. I’m an avid reader and I love music of all kinds. Except country. I’m a huge movie fan and I’ll watch Pirates of the Caribbean, the Bourne Trilogy, and Inside Man all day long. I also enjoy looking up words in other languages and playing badminton with my siblings. That is utterly hilarious, as we all run around swinging our rackets and hitting nothing.
Some other things about me: I believe in God. I’m a proud 2010 graduate. I wear a size 11 1/2 sneaker. My birthday is in August and my birthstone is the peridot. I like Justin Bieber’s music and do not approve of haters. My favorite color is purple. My greatest fear is of a little kid slamming their finger in a door, I kid you not. I’ve pet a baby lynx. I named the anaconda, the one at the Nashville Zoo, Gabrielle. My favorite food is fried pork chops/chicken and barbecued ribs. I’m an editor for Reuts Publications. When I graduate college, I’ll be too young to toast with champagne, and that makes me sad.
That’s all there is to me!
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