Missouri 18-year-old has written 4 self-published books

2 years 7 months 3 weeks ago Sunday, January 28 2018 Jan 28, 2018 Sunday, January 28, 2018 5:47:00 PM CST January 28, 2018 in Continuous News
By: The Associated Press

CAPE GIRARDEAU — An 18-year-old from southeast Missouri now has four self-published books with no plans to stop.

The AP reports that Joshua Taylor's parents told him when he was a child that they'd consider publishing his work if he could go without television and spend that time writing instead.

Taylor now says that time without TV was the catalyst for his love for writing.

His first published work was a children's book called "The Humming Bird's Song" his mother says he originally drafted at 7 years old. The book was published in 2010.

Taylor's most recent release is the third novel in his Epic trilogy, called "School's Out," as well as updated version of the first two books in the series. He first developed the series at 11.

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