Author has written 3 stories for Mortal Instruments.
Hello My Faithfuls!
I've decided that it's high time to make my bio a bit more professional (and up-to-date), so here it goes...
My name is Payton Polanco, and I have been writing for almost my entire life.
Though on this site I tend to publish on the romance side (not that romance is any less of a writing form), I am highly capable of more serious content.
I have been published in an online literary magazine, and have won both regional and national awards for my short stories and poetry. These tend to be of a more serious subject matter, based problems that riddle our world in the current day. From bullying to addiction, I try to capture the cold, hard truth; the world is a scary place, and writing is a way to both cope with the reality of it and show its true colors all in the same breath.
When I was younger, I used to write my own plays, my own songs. Anytime an idea would come to me, I would grab whatever was in my general vicinity (ex. the back of a paper children's menu at a restaurant, along with some crayons to top it off). To be honest, I still do. When an idea strikes, it can be like a hummingbird, wings beating as fast as the speed of light, ready to zip off and out of sight at any moment should it not be caught. At least, that's how it is for me.
I started my first book at seven years old, and it was fittingly titled: The Journey Begins. That was exactly what happened for me and my writing. My journey began with a story of a long lost brother and a magical return, one chapter having been dramatically read out loud by one of my friends as I covered my ears and wished the mortification would end. But that was nowhere near the end.
If any questions or comments arise from this bio, please feel free to PM me at any time.