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Author Interivew: Lucinda Gunnin

Lucinda Gunnin Mini-bio:

Lucinda Gunnin is a writer and freelance reporter who currently lives in Southern Illinois with her husband and fellow author Steven Thor Gunnin. She enjoys hot cocoa with her fellow dreamers and women writers at Longbranch Coffeehouse every other Sunday and spends as much quality time as possible each day with her cat Rain. When she isn’t writing, she enjoys cooking, photography and a good mystery novel. 

As a freshman in college, Gunnin believed writing was easy, so the quote from Walter Wellesley “Red” Smith, “There’s nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and open a vein.” never quite worked for her until she tried her hand at fiction.

She first saw the line on a poster in the office of her journalism instructor and remembered it years later as she struggled to write her first novel. It was then her husband–author and graphic designer Steven Thor Gunnin–suggested she try writing a short story instead. Cindy took his suggestion and ran with it, discovering she loves the process of writing short stories. Still, she kept the story largely to herself until she found a home at Accentuate Writers Forum and with the love and support of her fellow forum members, she found the courage to share her writing with the rest of the world.

Since finding the Accentuate Write...

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