Hi there! I’m the author of two novels, “The Young Wives Club” and “Louisiana Lucky.” I also write lifestyle content (food, style, relationships, etc.) for various national publications. I’ve been writing professionally since I was just a nerdy teenage girl with a big dream and feel so thankful every day I get to call this my job. Stay tuned to this website for book news, writing tips and more! 

Julie Pennell

Write Your Story

Welcome to my interview series where I chat with my favorite authors about their journey to publication and get them to divulge their best writing tips. This is for anyone who’s ever wanted to write their own novel but might not know where to start—or just wants a little inspiration.

My latest interview is with Jamie Brenner, author of “Blush,” one of this summer’s buzzworthy books. I loved hearing what she learned about publishing while working in the industry and who she’s picturing as a reader when she’s penning her drafts. We also had a lot of fun playing 5 questions. I hope you enjoy!

My latest novel: “Louisiana Lucky”

About the book: From the critically acclaimed author of The Young Wives Club, a “heartwarming story about friendship, heartache, and self-discovery” (Karen White, New York Times bestselling author), comes a charming novel reminiscent of the works of Mary Alice Monroe and Kristy Woodson Harvey, about three sisters who win a huge lottery prize and learn what it truly means to be lucky.

Julie Pennell Louisiana Lucky

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I'd love to hear from you. Whether you're a reader, long-lost friend or would like to work together in some capacity, please send me a message so we can connect!