A. B. Harms

Biography

A. B. Harms was born a writer. From a young age, she made her own picture books with crayons and a stapler. As a teenager, she won essay contests. Yet, when she began her career, being an author was the last thing she considered. Finally, after working every job imaginable from waitress to social worker and earning her degree in Psychology, she realized what she was always meant to do.

A. B. is from Missouri, has gone around the world and back again, and now lives in Louisville, Kentucky with her family, a pet sloth, who resembles a Great Dane, and a black cat, who moonlights as an assassin. No matter where she hangs her hat, she finds herself at home down the rabbit hole.

Smashwords Interview

What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
As long as I can remember, I've been one of those people that wanted to try everything but rarely finished anything. Ask my mom. When she bought me cross-stitch ornament, I'd get halfway through then toss it aside. How many half-finished projects I've accumulated, I'd never be able to guess.

But writing...writing is different. Writing is something I never get tired of. Look at my resume- I get tired of everything. But writing a story is exciting from the first word to the last, from edit to edit. Watching what was once a vaporous idea become a solid story line and eventually a book-in-hand ranks number 2 of the most magical experience I've ever had (the first is being a mom). I've never had a job I so looked forward to, one I worked tirelessly at. Days, nights, weekends, holidays...it doesn't matter because I'm doing exactly what I want to do every second.

Like Confucius says: "Choose a job you love, and you'll never work a day in your life."
Describe your desk
It's my dining room table, usually covered in coffee cups, legos, and papers.
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