From a very young age, Moniqua loved words. She loved audiobooks, reading and writing. Words intrigued her, more so than other kids her age. She began writing at the age of 9, starting with short stories, transitioning to poetry, songs and screenplays. As she matured, so did her writing, introducing her first novel in 2012, The Unexpected. Majoring in journalism, wanting to be a journalist for the New York Times, she knew that that was her calling. After graduation, life said otherwise.
College taught her that there was more to writing than novels and works of fiction. She learned about journalistic writing and compared it to novel writing. She was able to improve both, but it was definite that she did not want to be a journalist for a newspaper or magazine. Instead, she created her own blogs and continued writing novels. Four years and 10 novels later, she is still writing and improving her craft. She considers herself an author, writer, journalist, poet, and just an all around wordsmith. She is a lover of words and all things that encircle them.
In her free time, you can find her reading blogs and novels (fiction and non), freelance editing and writing, blogging or writing her next novel. She has even found her love for journaling again, having written through so many diaries as a child.