An Abbotsford educating assistant has adopted the paths of her inventive household and penned her debut novel.
Lipstick Tattoo, an LGBTQ+ romance novel, is the story of Bianca, a author and employee at a yarn store, who has to selected between two paths – one that’s protected, paved, and colourless or the opposite that may be a twisting, vibrant path into the damaging unknown.
Bianca had all the time felt content material along with her path in life – largely due to Pete, her boyfriend.
However when Louise – a classy journalism scholar with date-purple eyes and a kiss tattoo – makes an opportunity reappearance, Bianca’s easy story takes an abrupt flip. Immediately, she will be able to’t cease desirous about this lovely, mysterious girl. In the meantime, Pete has began receiving threatening emails – ones which are oddly possessive of Bianca.
Creator Julia Dovey takes readers by the lives of every of the character and builds suspense.
Dovey, 29, was raised in Aldergrove and moved to Abbotsford in her early 20s. Her ardour for writing was first found when her highschool trainer complimented her ability on an project. She went straight dwelling after and “begged” her dad and mom for a pc with Microsoft Phrase in it. Dovey completed her first e-book in about three months.
Dovey is a College of the Fraser Valley graduate who holds a bachelor of arts diploma with a focus in inventive writing.
Coming from a inventive household, Dovey has enormous respect for books and writers. Her father is a visible artist and author, her mom a musician, and her brother is all three.
Rising up, Dovey discovered her peace in magical realism and literary fiction style. Her favorite authors again then had been Kenneth Oppel and Georgia Byng.
“All through my childhood I’d take out books from the Aldergrove Library by the armful,” she mentioned.
Dovey completed the primary draft of Lipstick Tattoo in 21 days.
“I labored day and night time,” she mentioned.
Her technique was to set a deadline and observe it wholeheartedly.
“I should be in a close to panic with a deadline, to get the writing performed, or I’ll lollygag on YouTube,” she recalled.
After months of modifying, the ultimate draft was ready.
Revealed by Books We Love Publishing, it will likely be out there on Amazon in Might. For extra data, individuals can e mail Dovey at [email protected]
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