BIO/KIMBERLY R. MORGAN
Born and raised in Northeast Mississippi, Kimberly was raised to be a true Southern Belle.
During Kimberly’s junior high and high school years, with several poems published in the school newspaper and winning several county writing contests, Kimberly found her passion for creative writing. It wasn’t until 1999, after Kimberly traveled with Steve, her husband to the remote native village of Nuiqsut, on the North Slope of Alaska, that a whole new world was opened.
During the two years, living among the Inupiat natives, and oil construction workers, Kimberly began to have an intense curiosity about the men and women who had chosen to work in these remote villages, where the climate can be as deadly as a shot to the heart and racism towards the white man is a real issue still today. A blonde, white woman pays her dues in a place where she’s not very well accepted and not wanted.
After leaving the North Slope and traveling over the state of Alaska, Kimberly began writing "Sins of the Midnight Sons.” The book is eighty percent non-fiction, as Kimberly only writes what she knows, and what she has experienced.
In 2007, while living in Anchorage, Kimberly received a call at six thirty a.m. from a reputable New York literary agent offering her a contract. They were so impressed by her writing, they didn’t realize they were four hours ahead of Alaska time.
As time progressed, while working on the manuscript, the agency became so intrigued with her story, they asked for a complete expose of the North Slope, along with the real names of the characters in the book. Kimberly turned down the offer and asked to be released from her contract. For these reasons, Kimberly decided to become a self-published author, with no regrets.
In 2009, Kimberly began writing the screenplay adapted from the book. Now, the script is complete and in development.
Kimberly now travels with Steve on his construction jobs in the lower forty-eight, where she continues to write the truth, with just a little extra spice to protect the real characters on which her material is based upon.
Unique traits: Published Author