J.L. Campbell wrote her first novel at the age of twelve. After a hiatus of more than two decades, Campbell started writing again in 2004, contributing to online craft magazines, including Vision and T-Zero: The Writer’s E-Zine.
After having three novels contracted by small publishers in 2010, Campbell opted to self-publish two collections of Jamaican-themed short stories in 2011 and hasn’t stopped writing since.
She has been a contributor to Bookends (literary pages of the Sunday Observer). She has won several awards and medals, for her short stories and young adult novels entered in the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission’s (JCDC) Creative Writing Competition, including Outstanding Writer in the novel category.
Campbell learned the craft of writing through workshops, books, reading hundreds of articles. She is an editor and workshop presenter, who openly admits to learning from better novelists than herself.
She writes contemporary romance, romantic suspense, women’s fiction, new and young adult novels. and is the author of twenty-seven books and two short story collections. Her Amazon author page is here.