Jodi

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About me

Gender FEMALE
Occupation Busy
Location Seattle, Washington, United States
Introduction When I was thirteen my English teacher advised my mother to encourage my writing. Mom avidly read everything I wrote; she was my biggest fan. My introduction to publication was Student Life Editor for my school newspaper and yearbook. Later I was a stringer for the local newspaper and eventually a travel writer and poet. My books include NOTHING GOLD, the story of how I lost my husband and got him back again, only to realize he returned as a stranger; MOZO, a novel inspired by my years in Mexico; THE BOYS, the story of a pregnant teenage runaway who marries a Brit so he can get a Green Card and stay in the USA with his Venezuelan lover; CARLOS AT THE BROKEN ARMS, the tales of a documented Mexican immigrant who finds his legal status is sometimes less than helpful when he takes over management of his departed aunt’s apartment building. Adam Garcia and Jake Diego are the nom de plumes that I use for writing in Mexico, Central and South America. Adam and Jake help me stay under the radar. A Googlish search will reveal a lot of interesting opinions and facts that Adam likes to share with the world.
Interests Reading, writing, reading, writing, reading, writing, reading, writing, etc
Favorite Movies Buck, King's Speech, Out of Africa, Something for Everyone, Michael Clayton, Chocolat, Blow Up, Billy Jack, Local Hero, English Patient, Music of Chance
Favorite Music Miles Davis, Madeline Peyroux, Ella, Louie, Duke, Mose, Los Tigres del Norte, Toots Thielesman, La Ley, Lucinda Williams, Maná, Beatles, John Lennon, Leon Redbone, Joan Sebastian, Dido, Sarah McLachlan, Lou Rawls, Sam Cooke, Sarah Vaughn, Etta James
Favorite Books Fiction, Non-Fiction, The Bible, Kids, Paperbacks, Hard Covers. I am not yet a Kindle Owner but am sure I will figure out a way to like it, once I get one.