Ah, music. Join us today as one writer shares the music that swirled in her head as she wrote her delightful YA fantasy.
We all have a finite amount of time. Don’t waste yours. WRITE! Today’s inspiration about writing is provided by Two Brothers Metz. Thanks, guys!
Derek Clendening explores emotional eating and dealing with traumatic experiences in his new book, The Vampire Way.
Joseph Corsentino, author of the Afterlight series, shares his thoughts on the importance of characterization in fantasy and paranormal novels.
Writers, what activity kicks your muse back into place or just gives you the space to bring a fresh perspective to your prose? I quilt!
Two weeks ago, the Asheville Citizen-Times profiled me in the paper’s Sunday “Living” section. The reporter sent me a list of questions. Following is the interview. Occupation: Romance Author As many people do when they move to Asheville, I reinvented myself. I had been in public relations for the past 30 years in Orlando; owning … Continue reading
Good advice from a multi-published, seasoned writer whose newest book, Dead to Rights, is self-published.
What inspires you? I’m often inspired by dreams, both good and bad. More than one nightmare has helped create a villain or a fight scene in my writing. The hero in Blood, Smoke and Mirrors was inspired by a dream–except that it wasn’t my dream, it was my husband’s. I happily took his idea and … Continue reading
I love heroes with tortured pasts. Heroes who are bitter, who were burned by a love gone wrong and who are convinced they’ll never love again–because it’s so much fun as a writer to convince them otherwise. This is why I’m addicted to vampire romance, because if a character’s been around for a few centuries … Continue reading