CONFESSIONS OF A ROMANCE AUTHOR 3

E.B. White stated that “Writing is an act of faith, not a trick of grammar.”

It happens to all of us at one time or another. Some call it writer’s block. Some say their creative well went dry. Some just are simply burnt out and some still, just feel like faith in the creative process took a swerve to the far left of where they would like it to be for a host of reasons from rejection letters, family issues, day job struggles and more. Life can take a hefty toll on the creative mind with writing being a very mental endeavor. How can you even think of writing about imaginary characters when the real life ones are giving you and your mental bandwidth a run for your money?

The word…

“The reason that art (writing, engaging, and all of it) is valuable is precisely why I can’t tell you how to do it. If there were a map, there’d be no art, because art is the act of navigating without a map.” ~Seth Godin

The word…

“The truly creative mind in any field is no more than this: A human creature born abnormally, inhumanly sensitive. To him… a touch is a blow, a sound is a noise, a misfortune is a tragedy, a joy is an ecstasy, a friend is a lover, a lover is a god, and failure is death….

#MFRW Book Hooks – Press Play 4

Time again for the Marketing For Romance Writers Book Hooks meme in which contributing authors post 6-8  sentences of their latest works or WIPs. My sample is from my latest Press Play (a Rock Me Baby short read) Check out the details below.   ABOUT THE BOOK AVAILABLE NOW   AMAZON GOOGLEPLAY IBOOKS NOOK KOBO Drummer girl for…

The word…

“The creative is the place where no one else has ever been. You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you’ll discover will be wonderful. What you’ll discover is yourself.” — Alan Alda

The word…

“In the absence of sleep, my restless nights have been fueled by my overactive imagination, weaving waking dreams onto the canvas of conception. Filling my head with lots of ideas waiting to be born into reality. I am eager to return to my beautiful mistress, Creation!” ― Jaeda DeWalt

Character Crush – Tameka Morgan of Follow Your Heart

This week’s character crush features heroine, Tameka Morgan a.k.a Grammy award-winning singer, Meeko Moore from Author Raynetta Manees’ novel, Follow Your Heart. Check out more details on Tameka and the man that captures her heart. Until next time,    1.   Why is Tameka your character crush? My character crush is Tameka Morgan, the heroine…

The word…

“There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and will be lost.” ― Martha Graham

#MFRW Book Hooks – Press Play 3

It’s that time again for the Marketing For Romance Writers Book Hooks meme in which contributing authors post 6-8 sentences of their latest works or WIPs. My sample is another excerpt from Press Play (a Rock Me Baby short read) Check out the details and all the other book hooks below. ABOUT THE BOOK  Publisher:  Crave  Genre:…

The word…

“To be creative means to be in love with life. You can be creative only if you love life enough that you want to enhance its beauty, you want to bring a little more music to it, a little more poetry to it, a little more dance to it.” ― Osho

#MFRW Book Hooks – Press Play 2

I’ve joined (again) the Marketing For Romance Writers groups’ Book Hooks meme in which authors post 6-8 sentences of their latest works or WIPs. My contribution is a sample of Press Play from the Rock Me Baby series, detailing the stories of 4 band members of Airi Moon.  Check out the details and all the other book hooks…

The word…

“And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.” ― Sylvia Plath

Character Crush – King Smith of The Follow

CHARACTER CRUSH – Because Authors Have Crushes Too! This week’s Character Crush comes from Author Eliza David featuring soulful musician King Smith from her latest work, The Follow.  Check out King and all his musical vibes! Love + light,   How did you create your hero King Smith? I’d been sitting on a plot bunny about…