Because no matter what we write, we must give some of ourselves over the story, to the writing, to the characters, the sacrifice every writer must make to get it right.
The themes and lessons so to speak, that show up in my books are more a reflection of my own deep and fundamental values, things that I feel are important, beliefs that I have that I need my characters to share.
In the modern day, traditional media and marketing are no longer effective and it’s up to us as authors to find the right balance. Which is really hard.
For a blissful moment, all is silent. And then, as if the harpies of Hades have decided to torment the frustrated writer just a little bit longer, there is a scurry of nails. And another, until a full on squirrel orgy/disco/gladiator match is in swing in the rafters above my head.
I got to sit down with my darling friend JN Welsh to discuss music, writing, research, and her new book, In Tune!
When it comes to weird, unhelpful or generally unusual talents, let’s see if you’ve got me beat.
I’ve always been a writer, a world-creator, a storyteller, but as I’ve grown into my interests and hobbies, I’ve come to learn that the more creative outlets, the better. Here are some of my favorites!