Author, CEO and Host
Professionally LJ Thomas is an author, show creator and host, editor. She has several books in publication and has been writing over 35 years. She spends her time spotlighting positive people doing positive things for a positive community. She writes both fiction and nonfiction. Here books are available on her website www.purelypositiveshow.com. Her plate is always full, still she manages to find time to devote to her congregation and her volunteer work there. LJ holds several academic degrees and is currently in the final stages of getting her MBA.
She relocated to Atlanta, Ga. from South Carolina with her husband and two children. LJ lives with Multiple Sclerosis, but she doesn’t let it stop or slow her down. She has a non-fiction book written in layman’s terms for newly diagnosed patients living with the chronic disease (Bad Nerves: Living with MS, 2018). The book also contains numerous resources, interviews and first hand diagnosis accounts. LJ is a survivor and has published in two books on relevant topics involving abuse. Tales of Survival: Domestic Violence, 2017 is a resource book with safety tips, prevention methods and safety plans for a wide range of abuse victims. She speaks out against domestic violence and abuse in general.
In addition, LJ has co-written a children’s book with her 5-year old grandson. The Leo Learns series will focus on the topics of interest to little children. The first book in the series, Leo Learns About Anger, 2017 has been translated into Spanish as well. LJ also has a collection of short stories called What is this World Coming To?, 2014. This book contains sci-fi and horror stories set in small southern towns. Finally, she has a series called Kidnapped in Love. There are two books in the KIL series, Kidnapped in Love and Kidnapped in Love2:Backfire.
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