Cindy Morgan-Jaffe is the author of Positive Money – 7 Principles for Living a Rich Life No Matter What’s in Your Bank Account, a book that helps people learn how to deal with money challenges and live a better financial life.

Cindy Morgan-Jaffe is a Nationally Certified Counselor, Certified Positive Intelligence® Coach, Certified XChange Guide and Facilitator, and Certified Money and Life Coach who has worked in career, talent, and leadership development in the private, nonprofit, and government sectors She is also a Certified Financial Educator through the National Financial Educators Council, Certified Professional Recovery Coach through the International Institute of Recovery Coaches and International Center for Addiction and Recovery Education and has a Master’s in Education and Human Development from George Washington University with a focus on school counseling and career development for youth.

We’re so honored that she took time out to talk with Booked for Review!

B4R: When did you know writing was your passion/gift/calling?

Cindy Morgan-Jaffe: I always loved to write and design. I was an editorial designer for a long time. This book is my first and I loved the process though it was hard. I also write for different publications.

B4R: What would you say is the most difficult part of writing a book?

Cindy Morgan-Jaffe:  Letting go of the “purple cow” or that precious piece of copy that you love but need to let go of for the integrity of the flow or message. When you start writing for it instead of your reader.

B4R: Who are some of your favorite authors?

Cindy Morgan-Jaffe: Many — depends on genre — Erik Larson is one of my very favorites

B4R:  What do you like to do when you’re not writing?

Cindy Morgan-Jaffe: I have studied human behavior for years so there many opportunities for inspiration. I am also a parent and entrepreneur so I enjoy the process of the enterprise.

B4R: Where do you get your ideas for your books?

Cindy Morgan-Jaffe: Colin Channer, James Baldwin, Zora Neal Hurston, Toni Morrison, Kei Miller

B4R: What advice would you give to other writers?

Cindy Morgan-Jaffe: Give yourself time and a routine and help others understand what kind of support you need. Also, find a community of other writers plus a book coach is helpful. I am self-published so it helps to be technically savvy to walk through the various steps. 

Cindy Morgan-Jaffe’s book can be found on Amazon.

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