Behind the Brilliance 094: Christina Jones


This week, Lisa Likes The Complete Cookie (listen to the episode for a full explanation of the awesomeness that is these cookies.)

This week’s guest is Christina Jones, a talented and prolific writer who went from running a solo shop as a graphic designer to penning more than 17 books and making her living as a full time writer with an adoring fan base.



Christina Jones |


Christina C. Jones is a modern romance novelist who has penned more than 15 books. She has earned a reputation as a storyteller who seamlessly weaves the complexities of modern life into captivating tales of black romance.
Prior to her work as a full time writer, Christina successfully ran Visual Luxe, a digital creative design studio. Coupling a burning passion to write and the drive to hone her craft, Christina made the transition to writing full-time in 2014.
With more than 17,000 books sold or borrowed, Christina has attracted a community of enthusiastic readers across the globe who continue to read and share her sweet, sexy, and sometimes scandalous stories.
Most recently, two of Christina’s book series have been optioned for film and television projects and are currently in development.



TOPICS COVERED (partial list)

-how Christina got her start as a writer

-making the leap from amateur to pro at a creative craft

-earning a living as a full time writer

-managing time and energy as a creative

-the calculated risk involved in putting your work out to the public

-being present and authentic as an artist

-marketing considerations for writers and creatives

-And much more!

STUFF MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE (clickable links below)

Christina’s website

Christina on Twitter

Christina on Facebook

1000 True Fans article

Friends & Lovers (Christina’s book pick)

Love’s Inconvenient Truth (Christina’s book pick)