From panic to published!
I write steamy romances that will make your heart pound hard and your thighs surge with desire!
There was a time, not so long ago, when all I wanted was to stop my heart pounding hard and my mind surging with fear. You see, I suffered with panic attacks. The fear debilitated me on a daily basis, and the feelings of weakness undermined my self-esteem. This ‘fear of fear’ became so immense that there were times when I was scared to even go outside of my home.
At those times, all I wanted to do was write, because my imaginary world of fiction provided a soothing escape from reality. The strong female characters I created allowed me to pretend everything was okay in my world. And the sexy men in my fictive imagination were protective, loving, and strong.
I’ve never been someone to give up! Even at my lowest, I knew I could and would recover. Thanks to a great support network, a wonderful self-help book (The Panic Attacks Workbook by David Carbonell), and my own patient determination I experienced my last ever panic attack in January 2013. Then, in April 2014, I proved how strong I’d become by backpacking with a friend in the chaos and heat of India – something that had filled me with dread back when my fear was dominating my every waking breath.
But nothing in this life is ever a waste. During the years when I was suffering from panic attacks, I learnt to write well! I honed my craft, and when I came out the other end, I was ready to self-publish, knowing that if I can cope with panic attacks and survive, then I can become a successful indie author too! My books are the products of this amazing journey that I’ve been on, and now I can’t wait to find out what other delights await me, just around the corner!
Never give up on your dreams, and don’t let the setbacks of today ruin your tomorrow! You can do it - just like I did!
Where to find Julie Farrell online
VideosAbout Julie Farrell's Books
Here I speak about my books Ruby in the Dust and Driving Me to You. This was recorded before the revised steamier edition of Driving Me to You, which is now much hotter and steamier than ever!
Cupid on the Loose!: A Valentine's Day Anthology of Short Stories
By Jennifer Gilby Roberts
, Jean Oram
, Kathryn R. Biel
, Julie Farrell
, Karen E. Martin
, Geralyn Corcillo
, Lisa Bambrick
, cece osgood
, Amy Gettinger
, & Celia Kennedy
Published: January 9, 2015.
» Women's fiction
» Chick lit
A collection of ten contemporary chick lit short stories set around Valentine's Day. Cupid is on the loose and anything could happen, as ten of his targets are about to find out. Will they find love or wave it goodbye? If their man goes down on one knee, will they say yes or no? If an old flame suddenly appears, will it start a fire or fizzle out? Read on and find out...
Driving Me to You (London Loves Series Book One)
When Sam meets her sister’s sexy mechanic, Verlaine, she instantly falls for those gorgeous brown eyes and rugged charms, and a steamy romance begins. Unfortunately, there’s unfinished business between Sam and her wealthy ex. Who will she choose? Throw in some hot gay romance into the mix, and you have an exciting joyride to rev you up and set you free!
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