J.L. Morin is the award-winning author of "Occupy's Frist Bestselling Novel," TRADING DREAMS, a #1 bestseller in 'Political Fiction' at Amazon that unmasks hypocrisy in the banking industry and tosses corruption onto the horns of the Wall Street bull. Adjunct faculty at Boston University, J. L. Morin, was nominated for the Pushcart Prize in 2011. Her novel SAZZAE, Gold medal winner of the 2010 eLit Book Award and 2010 winner of a Living Now Book Award, was started as a creative thesis at Harvard, followed by the novel: TRAVELLING LIGHT, on sex slavery. Her writing has appeared in THE HARVARD ADVOCATE, HARVARD YISEI, THE DETROIT NEWS, AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, CYPRUS WEEKLY, LIVONIA OBSERVER ECCENTRIC NEWSPAPERS, and THE HARVARD CRIMSON. J. L. Morin grew up in inner city Detroit, graduated from Harvard, and traded currency derivatives in New York while studying nights at New York University's Stern School of Business toward her MBA, and culminating in a job at the Federal Reserve Bank posted to the 103rd floor of the World Trade Center. In 2001, Morin took to the road, traveling to Australia, a way of life that fueled an interest in the origins of cultures. After 9/11, she worked as a TV newscaster.
How Do You Finance Your Writing Habit?
In life, there's the work that needs to be done, which, incidentally, doesn't usually pay, and the work corporations want you to do to exploit humanity and the environment. That's usually the day job.