Author Archives: Billie Jo Schinnerer

About Billie Jo Schinnerer

Born and raised on the edge of the Helderberg Escarpment in eastern New York. Formerly a primary and middle school teacher. Moved to the North West area of England in 2003. Now a mother of three and a wannabe author.

Built in Betas

So, when I first started getting used to the idea of potentially marketing myself and my writing I began to scramble for betas to read some of my novels. The lovely blogging friends I had made at the time proved … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Genre Decisions 

I have written many novels now over the years and although they all fit into the young adult market they are not all in the same genre. I have a range including science fiction, dystopian, high fantasy, ordinary fantasy and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Resurrection Day

So here I am couple months into the year 2017 and so far it is proving to be an okay year for me. I have come out of the woods so to speak and am ready to once again walk … Continue reading

Posted in Mad Ramblings | 5 Comments

Metamorphosis

A plump dose of being insecure, devouring everything, anything but still left wanting more.   The sting of the world leaves you to weep, you end up smothering yourself, all you do is sleep.   Your first new steps are … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Leave a comment

Rainy Pain

I weep silently to myself. I will never share my pain. My triggers include frivolous things. A dropped spoon, torn paper, a passerby who smiles, a pile of dirty socks, an empty bed, a lone shoe and toothpaste smashed on … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged | 1 Comment

Voice 5 – Voice Week 2014

We are getting reports that a young female dressed in a St Augustine’s uniform has stabbed a young male multiple times in the chest. The incident occurred on one of the downtown buses just moments ago. Eyewitnesses at the scene … Continue reading

Posted in Voice Week | Tagged | 14 Comments

Voice 4 – Voice Week 2014

That guy is getting what he has coming today. Study partners. Yeah right. I admit I lost my cool a bit with Maria. I wanted to scare her. I pushed her too hard. Her lip is healing now. Most of … Continue reading

Posted in Voice Week | Tagged , | 10 Comments