Tamara Lush: On Finding the Focus to Write and Report

Tamara LushMeet tamara lush.

As a correspondent in Florida with The Associated Press, she covers everything from alligator attacks to hurricanes to executions to feature stories on cold case homicides.

And as if that wasn’t enough, when she’s not covering the news, she’s writing romance novels. Her debut novel, Hot Shade, was published in September of 2015 and received four stars from RT Book Reviews. Her most recent novel, a five-episode serial called Tell Me a Story,  has “an engaging voice, sexy heroes and heroines and a wry sense of humor,” according to New York Times bestselling author Beth Kery.

Tamara was also recently chosen as one of 24 writers for the Amtrak Residency program and spent two weeks in early 2017 riding around the country on a train with the opportunity to dig into her various writing projects. Read more