I am a fountain of ideas and while I would love to say how prolific my process is, my ideas show up and random times likes 3 AM when I’m trying to sleep. I’m inspired by pictures of people and places and then an idea stems from that and goes into my plot bible. I have scrap books filled with pictures that I have found online or taken on what I call my adventures. From these, my books are born and I honestly have more than I could write in a year so I collect plots and ideas in my plot bible.
It’s a combination of both, I love my work, I love my writing and there is a lot of it. LOL I was contracted by Hallmark early this year and now I am represented by the Seymour Agency. So my work has tripled in a way trying to create my own content and also make sure I’m sending work out. After about six surgeries on my hands because I overwork them badly. I have those days when I’m tired and hurting I am exhausted. But that’s what my adventures are for, I take weekends off and go explore, travel (not so much since the pandemic). But I take a break and happily get back to my first love of writing feeling refreshed.
My books do what they want, some at standalone and some decide well we are a series so there! My family tells me that I have so many people living in my head that I forget their names and honestly, it’s kinda true! I have so many people, characters and worlds in my head, I could live in there and never find all the rooms. So I talk about characters like they’re real and yes sometimes they sneak other books in on me and I have to write their story. With like Death Came to Dinner now with F-BOM. Aurora of course was meant to be a standalone book, but Madame Laveau, aka Lovie was a character unto herself and before I was halfway finished the first book, the second was being plotted. My Paladin dragon Series was meant to be one book A Dragon’s Promise. I am now writing the final book that turned out to be an eleven-book series. So, it’s a journey each time I start a book and I’m just as surprised when they start taking paths I didn’t plan.
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