My muse has different functions. This morning his/her job was to help me organize a series of non-fiction sub-titles. I was playing around with an idea for 4 books and I started with three separate titles… Then I politely asked my muse to fill in the blanks. My muse appears to be bi-sexual. When … Continue reading What does it feel like when the muse flows through you?
Quora In my lifetime I’ve written 4 complete novels, published two of them. The first I lost. Don’t laugh! I must have thrown it out by accident thinking it was previously published poetry work! I wrote the first book over 6 months and consequently if I can focus on it, 4 months seems to be … Continue reading On Writing My First Novel
It was one of those days… I’m over it, barely, but I did lose a good day or two of productive thinking because of it. We’re all artists, writers, poets, painters, photographers, readers, and imagineers, lovers-of-life, dreamers. And as such we have good and bad days, and some of us have fragile egos. I … Continue reading If God Brings You To It…
How do you plot? Or do you? When I wrote my first novella, JET-Exposed fanfiction for Russell Blake's JET series I followed his direction and plotted. I use an Excel spread sheet and then refer back for each subsequent JET story when plotting the next. I discovered this screenshot of JK Rowling's method amongst over … Continue reading Why is Harry Potter by JKRowlings so successful?