Maria G. Cope

Biography

The short version: I am a book nerd, word nerd, breakfast cereal connoisseur, avid hugger, and dill pickle addict. I'm too nice and I wouldn't live life any other way.

The long version:

What’s to Know?

On the surface I am the daughter of hard-working southerners, the wife of a United States Soldier, literary nerd, aspiring author and nursing student. But if you really want to dig deeper, you will see that I am optimistic for a pessimist, call me an idealistic realist, sometimes an opportunist; I will drink the half-full glass of water if I am thirsty. I enjoy rocking chairs on a front porch, the way grass smells as it is being cut. This is the beginning of regrowth and rebirth, ending only when summer turns to fall, fall to winter. It's sort of beautiful.

I question my own beliefs, but never God. This makes me stronger in Him, stronger in me. The stronger I am, the less it hurts when I fall and the quicker I get back up, dust off my Chucks and tell life it hits like a bit--er, punk.

I may not be the best at the things I love to do, but I will surely do these things with a finesse and style that will make you look twice, think twice, taste twice. Mind outta the gutter, Sweet Pea, I'm also a trained chef. Tupac wrote about the rose that grew from a crack in the concrete, defying the laws of nature. That wasn't about me . . . it is me.

Smashwords Interview

When did you first start writing?
I wrote my first story in 1st grade. The assignment asked us to describe what we did over the summer. I didn't do anything fun, so I made up what I wished I could have done.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
In one word: control.
Read more of this interview.

Where to find Maria G. Cope online


Books

Bottom Feeder
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,470. Language: American English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
(5.00)
Maddy Carrington's life unravels the day she receives a package revealing her father's deadly secrets. Her chance to escape an abusive childhood and leave Georgia alive comes from a 19 year-old war veteran with his own deadly secrets that may cost both their lives. **After 12 months of fighting on foreign soil, Jackson returns home to find the hardest battles aren't always fought in a war zone.

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