Hello Friends! I'm Kids book author Taylor Thompson and I write easy reading chapter books for early and middle grades. I love storytelling and find creative writing to be the best form of therapy and self-expression. I've been writing books from an early age, and now a college student celebrating my debut chapter book, SEAMS for elementary school readers. Fascinated with mythology, I enjoy studying various cultures and how they paint their worlds through myths and folklore. My family provided all the encouragement needed to complete the manuscript, and ABC Book Publishers, Inc. brought SEAMS to life. When I'm not writing, I'm hanging out friends searching for the best coffee shops in Jacksonville, Florida. My ultimate goal is to own a coffee shop, bookstore and publish many more adventure and fantasy novels.
My new book SEAMS is brought to life with fabulous custom illutsrations throughout the book. Thank you Mai Kemble! This book was so much fun to write and I wanted to explore the human spirit and the strength of family ties using Norse mythology as my backdrop. This is exactly what I decided to do with my new middle school book! My family comes from Norway and it seemed to be a perfect fit! I always try to write what I am most curious about and learning about other cultures and new folklore is interesting.
When I thought of writing SEAMS, my goal was to create a self-reliant female character who was coming of age in a Norse mythology setting. Faced with life-altering decisions, it was important for me to make sure that she had a strong support structure, even though she felt like she didn't need anyone, "a Ms. Independent." Her life starts to come apart at the seams, but her family devotion as well as family support is tighlty woven into her essence. It is precisely those family ties that make us confident and brave as we blossom into adulthood.
SEAMS begins with a young and self-reliant teen named Ingrid who comes of age at the same time when her mother faces challenges to her quality of life. Ingrid must make a decision that will rip her world apart at the seams. Ingrid and her siblings experience adventure, danger, magic and sinister creatures in this new chapter book for by debut novelist, Taylor Thompson. Buy your copy of SEAMS TODAY! Great for early and middle grade chapter book readers who like a mix of adventure and fantasty books!