I started with Xposed the first book in the Code Raven Series. I had so much fun creating Luke Raven, Samaar and their cohorts (billionaire patriot, spies, ex-SEALS, ex-Mossad agent, a brilliant techie)that I wanted to keep on writing! My readers loved it and it was really their comments “What’s next?” “I can’t wait to read more!” “I’m … Continue reading If you’ve always wanted to write, here’s how I started.
This afternoon I was on the tram on my way to Taksim Square in Istanbul. I had a meeting in a place I’d never been to and I had to do something I’ve never done before. I was nervous and focused on the task. I arrived at my location and suddenly, in the midst of … Continue reading It’s all my fault…
How can I become a better writer in 2019? Lynda Filler, Winner of Best in Contemporary Fiction 2017 BTRC at Writers and Authors (2009-present) Quora I love this!!! Elizabeth Gilbert—Everyone has read Eat, Pray, Love, right—posted this on Instagram today and I just had to share! elizabeth_gilbert_writer repost from Instagram A friend told me yesterday that … Continue reading How can I become a better writer in 2019?
Do you have authors that you love? You're so obsessed with their work that you'll read anything they write? These authors are my Saturday-night-dates and my all-nighters. And they are the only guys occupying my bed these days--by choice! #1 is Lee Child #2 Daniel Silva #3 David Baldacci #4, Russell Blake. I could go … Continue reading You “Reach” Me
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?
“Making love to me is amazing. Wait, I meant: making love, to me, is amazing. The absence of two little commas nearly transformed me into a sex god. ” ― Dark Jar Tin Zoo, Love Quotes for the Ages. Specifically Ages 19-91. “Kill your darlings, kill your darlings, even when it breaks your egocentric little scribbler’s … Continue reading Want to laugh? (Editors) Thanks Goodreads!
Source: Beating the Block by Russell Blake Beating the Block 10 February 2017 by Russell Blake Published in: Uncategorized 1 comment I am routinely asked by fellow authors how to get over “writer’s block.” Here are my thoughts, as well as my technique. First off, there is no writer’s block, at least as far as … Continue reading Beating the Block by Russell Blake