Bonjour mes belles personnes!
Maria West is a fiction author, a Microsoft Office Specialist in Excel and an opinionated reader and artist. She was born and raised on the tiny island of New Providence in the tiny country known as The Bahamas. She is the weirdest member of a large family full of artists, authors, singers and other just as weird people. As a child, she would write lots of poems and small stories here and there all the while working on her drawing skills.
Maria originally wanted to be a pediatrician or specifically, a pediatric nephrologist. However, in her first year at the University of the Bahamas, she quickly realized after doing 2 chemistry classes, 2 biology classes and a physics class that maybe the sciences aren't for her. In the midst of this quarter life crisis, she started to write a novel that ultimately got nowhere; even wrote a few flash fictions. But it wasn't until April of 2019 when she found out about Nanowrimo and it's 2 smaller events in April and July. This was where the birth of her first finished novel was born. That month of continous writing with other writers like her, gave her a sense of purpose of what she wanted for her life. And from then, her writer's journey began!
Now, aside from writing novels, Maria also writes flash fictions and short stories. In her down time, she is drawing on her wacom tablet and drinking loads and loads of tea. In the day, she works as an HR assistant at a training college; while at night, she drowns herself in youtube, pulling all-nighters and chocolate. For the fun of it, she terrorizes her 2 younger brothers and parents, gives aggressive cuddles and rubs to her giant fur baby, listen to boat loads of music and sleep.
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- Nassau, Bahamas
- JoinedOctober 15, 2014