I always find find photography to be an inspiration in my writing. I use places and people that I meet along my way to create characters and locations for my stories. My walk in Istanbul yesterday morning and the tram ride to Sultanahmet Square in the afternoon, are great examples. I'm currently working on Code … Continue reading How do you see the world around you?
The image may be subject to copyright, poem by Kahlil Gibran I'm obsessed with the writings of Coelho. I find his work and way of thinking stimulating and inspirational to my own personal growth and advancement in writing. This recent post of his is so incredibly open and beautiful I had to share it … Continue reading I’m shocked! Paul Coelho reveals…
Whatever your dreams and goals, keep on going. When I started my author business in the summer of 2015, I had no idea it would grow to 14 publications in 4 genres, Poetry, Action Novellas, Contemporary Fiction, and Memoir. I have at least six more books occupying space in my mind and my heart. How will … Continue reading Keep on going
1. What is your idea of success? Sometimes your failure--for trying--is better than someone else's success in staying where he/she is. There's nothing sadder than hearing an older person say: "I wish I had..." "I should have tried..." "I always wanted to..." "Why didn't I... when I had the opportunity?" 2. It's okay … Continue reading What would you do?
You know I’m right in the middle of the action in a great plot for novella #5 in my JET Kindle World series, but I can’t resist answering this Quora question. But it’s not going to be what you expect at all. Each book has affected me on an emotional level or given me … Continue reading My 10 All-time favorite books
By Emma Gray There were times in 2017 when it felt like rage might burn me up from the inside out. At times, that anger felt paralyzing. When there is so much happening at once, how do you focus your energies? During these moments, it was always reading that jolted me and my colleagues … Continue reading 28 Of The Most Powerful Pieces Of Writing By Women In 2017 Sometimes collective rage turns into beautiful words.
Live or Die? Harmony Kent Sometimes, you need to accept help. Sometimes, you need to admit that you need it. Sometimes, you need to take the hand that’s offered. You reached out and took my arm. I let you. I took the assistance I needed. I gripped your hand so that you … Continue reading Welcome #RWISA Author Harmony Kent
Not Interested, by Lynn Hobbs “Cordell.” A booming voice called his name above the chatter of the crowded café. Cordell perched sideways on a swivel stool. “What’s up?” An older man approached, narrow reading glasses sliding on his nose. His bald head glistened. “Mr. Moore.” Cordell stood, and they slapped each other on … Continue reading Meet #RWISA Author Lynn Hobbs
Meet Author Michelle Abbott. Her "story" blows me away! The 136 I can do this. I can make it. Wet hair plastered to my head, gasping, I propel myself toward my target. The 136 bus. My heel catches on a crack in the pavement. My ankle twists sideways, sending a sharp pain … Continue reading Meet #RWISA Author Michelle Abbott
The world's first billionaire author. "This was a children's book. It shouldn't have happened. I'd been turned down so many times. I was told it was not very commercial." "The truth was, there were times when I was barely holding on by a thread." The voice said to me "The difficult thing will be to … Continue reading Iconic… Oprah & JK Rowlings