Fellow word enthusiasts, times are tough. We are all learning a new way to coexist on this planet. I'm isolating, writing and waiting for the dust to clear. But I realize it's up to all of us to create our own moments of joy now. In between the frustration, sadness, and anger is a deep need to break out of the funk. Because all of us need to find those moments of joy right now. It's hard, yes. But perhaps more important than ever before to look beyond the headlines and the fear.
Click here for a brief reminder that Moments of Joy still exist. If you know where to look.
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No reviews, no judgements, no recommendations. It's like browsing an indie book store looking for that hidden gem. And believe we have some! I've read a few, and while I won't tell you which ones, every one was worth my time.
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Sometimes the story takes over and as a writer you lose control over the entire situation. They were supposed to turn right but now they are turning left. The hotel was on the right, nothing but an abandoned sand pit on the left. They were on their honeymoon now they are headed for gloom and doom.
As a writer this happens all the time. You intend for the story to go one way, and it just takes on a life of its own. The romcom on the beach becomes terror in the topiary. We all remember Gilligan's Island and the 3 hour tour.
But isn't that what makes any novel worth reading? The unexpected. I read a story just the other day. It was well written as far as the use of language. The characters well developed. The idea good. But the story had nothing unexpected at all. Not a thing. When it ended I thought, well, that was disappointing because really, nothing happened that I didn't expect. I don't like knowing what's going to happen, for me it takes all the fun out of it. …
2020 is going to be an awesome year filled with surprises, not the least of which is a whole new book series. And to say thanks for making my inaugural year as an author so amazing, for one day only, New Year's Eve 2019, all my books are free. Yes. Free. So that means All About Annie, The Christoph Curse, and Holiday Homecoming are all available for free. It's only for today, so make sure to grab all three. Find them all here and download on December 31, 2019: Click for free books!