The word…

“Why am I compelled to write? . . . Because the world I create in the writing compensates for what the real world does not give me. By writing I put order in the world, give it a handle so I can grasp it. I write because life does not appease my appetites and anger…

The word….

Don’t bend; don’t water it down; don’t try to make it logical; don’t edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly. Franz Kafka

The word…

“A story is impelled by the necessity to reveal: the aim of the story is a revelation, which means that a story can have nothing—at least not deliberately—to hide. This also means that a story resolves nothing. The resolution of a story must occur in us, with what we make of the questions with which…

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…

“Make up a story… For our sake and yours forget your name in the street; tell us what the world has been to you in the dark places and in the light. Don’t tell us what to believe, what to fear. Show us belief’s wide skirt and the stitch that unravels fear’s caul.” ― TONI…

What I’m Writing To?

Artist: Sam Smith is an English singer and songwriter. In December 2013, he was nominated for the 2014 BRIT Critics’ Choice Award and the BBC‘s Sound of 2014 poll,[3][4] both of which he won.[5][6] He released his debut studio album, In the Lonely Hour, in May 2014 onCapitol Records.[7] The lead single, “Lay Me Down“, was released prior to “La La La”. The second single, “Money…

What I’m Writing To: Anthony Hamilton

Artist: Anthony Hamilton is an American R&B singer-songwriter, and record producer who rose to fame with his platinum-selling second studio album Comin’ from Where I’m From (2003), which featured the title track single “Comin’ from Where I’m From” and the follow-up “Charlene“. He is also known for the song “Freedom” from the sound-track album  of Django Unchained cowritten and sung…

What I’m Writing To: Corrine Bailey Rae

Artist: Corrine Bailey Rae is a British singer-songwriter and guitarist from Leeds, West Yorkshire. Bailey Rae was named the number-one predicted breakthrough act of 2006 in an annual BBC poll of music critics, Sound of 2006. She released her debut album, Corinne Bailey Rae, in February 2006, and became the fourth female British act in history to have her first album…

What I’m Writing To: James Morrison

Artist: James Morrison is an English singer-songwriter and guitarist from Rugby, Warwickshire. In 2006, his debut single “You Give Me Something” became a hit in Europe, Australia, and Japan, peaking in the top five in the UK and claiming the number 1 spot in New Zealand. His debut album, Undiscovered, debuted at the top of the UK Albums Chart….