The word…

“One of the things I know about writing is this: spend it all, shoot it, play it, lose it, all, right away, every time. Do not hoard what seems good for a later place in the book or for another book; give it, give it all, give it now. The impulse to save something good…

The word…

“Because of their courage, their lack of fear, they (creative people) are willing to make silly mistakes. The truly creative person is one who can think crazy; such a person knows full well that many of his great ideas will prove to be worthless. The creative person is flexible; he is able to change as…

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

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…

#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…

“As things stand now, I am going to be a writer. I’m not sure that I’m going to be a good one or even a self-supporting one, but until the dark thumb of fate presses me to the dust and says “you are nothing,” I will be a writer.”   Hunter S. Thompson

#MFRWHooks 1: Press Play – a Rock Me Baby short read

This week I’ve joined the Marketing For Romance Writers group, 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…

The word

“The writer cannot expect to be excused from the task of re-education and regeneration that must be done. In fact, he should march right in front.” -Chinua Achebe 

The word…

Do you know what I was smiling at? You wrote down that you were a writer by profession. It sounded to me like the loveliest euphemism I had ever heard. When was writing ever your profession? It’s never been anything but your religion. Never. I’m a little overexcited now. Since it is your religion, do you know what…