C.J. Wiles

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I am a Inspired Writer/Author of historical novels & Novelettes. I grew up in the country where there was tons of tree's, wildlife, room to grow and let our imaginations run wild. I now live in the city with my wonderful family who I am truly blessed to share my life with and helped build and create. I came from a low income family with two hard working parents who taught me a lot about life, family, strength, love, hardships, to be a hard worker, follow your dreams and do the best you can with what you have to work with.

Growing up and as a adult I loved listening to the old story's, legends and real life events my family had told and gone through. Their lives, the things that were thrown their way and or choices they made was interesting and has helped shaped who I am today. For the path I walk is one they created for me to take over to pave my own way in life, If it was not for them and the steps they took I would not be here. Upon hearing about all of these different people most whom I never got to know because they have passed long ago or before I was born. I took interested in researching our family history to discover more about them and their lives and the people before them, in which I found many wonderful and not so wonderful people who I am related to, who have taught me hard lessons in life, empathy, happiness and heartache towards them, they still inspire me and help me live my life and choices I make to this day. Their memory, legacy, all they have done and uniqueness in their own rights lives on through me and onto my children and their children for many generations to come.

My first book series This place of dreams called America is inspired by my many great grandfather Michael Bauer who him and his family became German Redemptioners in the 18th century. It was not until I researched more into it that I decided to sit down and write a book about German Redemptioners in the 18th century and my writing and ideas continued to flow down on paper easily. I will continue to base my books on them, my friends, family and people or events who inspire me. I hope they are all as proud of me as I am of all of them, C.J. Wiles

Smashwords Interview

What helps you to get into the mood of writing?
I usually listen to music or watch a movie or talk to people who inspire me or do research on the book subject I am writing about or even just sit and think, there is no right or wrong way to get into the mood to write, it just happens naturally.
What do you read for pleasure?
I love any book's from paranormal one's to war related ones or romance, but as you would have guest historical books are my all time favorites. It's exciting to sit down at the end of the day and just relax and crack open a book and let your imagination run wild and really get into the characters and what happens to them.
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This Place of Dreams Called America Part II: Lies Of A Slave Traitor
Series: This Place of Dreams Called America, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 39,530. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014 . Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » General
The Bauer family came to America in hope of a better life upon being there they are told about the tragic story of the Defrocks daughter who took her own life upon being assaulted by the accused slave Isaiah who claims he is innocent. In the mist of this there are friends made, babies born and another murder
This Place Of Dreams Called America Part I: This Place Of Dreams
Series: This Place of Dreams Called America, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 30,320. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013 . Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
The Bauer family is a group of hard working people that has fallen upon hard times in Germany in the 18th century. Soon after Michael loses his job he ends up living in a poor house with his family. They soon immigrate to America in hope of a better life. Soon after arriving they are Indentured to a man by the name of Arail Defrock. Will they have a happy ending or are more Struggles Lying ahead.

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