Who is Gina Blue?
I wasn't always called Gina Blue. The name evolved from the writing of my first book,
The story goes like this...
Back...way back...in 1998 I had an epiphany. I would write a book. It would be about the Life of a Substitute Teacher. Since
working full time as a substitute teacher in the Ashtabula County Schools was my current source of income, well...it sounded
So I go to work, take notes (sometimes on napkins, sometimes on tissue paper and sometimes on sticky notes… whatever was
close at hand!) of interesting stuff the kids said and did during class and then go home and write. Well, it took about three
months before I stumbled on a recipe for my stories. I actually got my inspiration from watching Fred Astaire dance! Anyway,
after finishing my stories and after several years of rewrites and revisions, I self-published through I Universe.
I wrote all my stories in the first person, and as I continued to write, I decided to take the name of Gina Blue. My website became
ginablue.com and over the years I became known to my friends as Gina Blue.
Today I am Gina Blue.