Write about what you love to read but that doesn't mean you have to LIVE there! Life imitates Art. In 2019 I sold everything I owned and began a journey to visit places I'd read and written about. I started in the city known around the world as the place they assassinated John F. Kennedy. Who could forget … Continue reading WHAT’S IT LIKE TO LIVE IN A WAR ZONE?
10 Successful Writers Secrets
Read, read, read. I love my iPad for reading. I know, lots of my friends want to touch and feel the paper. But I love my iPad, #2 will tell you why.When you read your favorite authors, as a writer, on an iPad you can highlight. Remember when you were in school? For some of … Continue reading 10 Successful Writers Secrets
How do you see the world around you?
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?
Stephen King-Love What You Do
Yes, I love to share my TOP 10 Lists from Evan Carmichaels YouTube Videos. Today, it's Stephen King. If you are a writer, aspiring author or a creative of any type, I think you will love his book On Writing. It's the one that has influenced me most in my life. I bought it as … Continue reading Stephen King-Love What You Do
Why did they come back from witness protection?!
SALE AMAZON $.99 VANISHED IN THE SUN Reminiscent of TARGET in the SUN, (Winner of Best in Contemporary 2017) first edition in the series, ‘VANISHED’ is an exciting and natural extension of the debut novel in which we saw lovers Mia and Carlos ultimately find a new lease on life through the serenity … Continue reading Why did they come back from witness protection?!
“Screw the taboo!”
© Canstock image 2018 An older woman/younger man, a conscious theme through my fictional genre, is it still a taboo? And how much older is an acceptable age difference in 2018? 1- I found this on the subject in 2017: "As one of the leading dating sites for mature singles in Australia, there's no shortage … Continue reading “Screw the taboo!”
I recently read an article for authors by Skye Warren, about Marketing...and the latest, newest ways of finding readers. I liked her approach to the subject, but I LOVED her attitude about writers. To sum it up, it's all about the negative voids that author forums and writers can fall in to... It's easy to allow … Continue reading Why?
All I can say…
Gratitude I'm so grateful for all of you! I released Lie To Me an exposé on sex for money, a spicy novel slightly outside my comfort zone. And you loved it! My review from Readers' Favorite validated the work. But more important, the emails I received and notes from fans made my heart sing. It's … Continue reading All I can say…
Elizabeth Gilbert’s 10 Rules
I've given you the link to Evan Carmichaels #BELIEVE channel. I think listening, and watching Elizabeth Gilbert is the way to appreciate her tips. Enjoy. My favorite is #3 Check in with your soul. https://youtu.be/iVz1nuTr2Bk
What’s the most important thing you’re working on right now, and how are you making it happen? Q
I’m working on two projects. The first is a manuscript, working title: SEX for MONEY—Rent-a-boys in Mexico. I wrote this story a few years ago and put it aside. I’m editing now and being brutal on my edits. A freelance writer moves to Puerto Vallarta to pursue her curiosity about the male sex trade—what … Continue reading What’s the most important thing you’re working on right now, and how are you making it happen? Q