It was a busy weekend, kids, chaos, you know, all the stuff you DON’T want to deal with, and none of the writing you’d love to be knee deep in.
As I was racking my brain, trying to come to grips with the fact that my first MS is complete and my new one has only just begun, my husband interrupted me – "forget about that blog," he whispers seductively in my ear,"I can think of something better to do with your time . . . "
And he did.
Let your mind wonder here ladies and gents. Take a break. Your imagination is as good as
Done? Ready to read again? Lets have at 'er!
Ever have that Ah ha moment? The moment after a dry spell. Mine are usually after my hubby and I have some ahem, field research, otherwise known as getting jiggy with it. Lords knows you need the distraction when words refuse to jump from finger to page.
And then it came to me! AH HA! After a quick cuddle and shower I hopped on my computer – how romantic your thinking – I know, I’d probably be thinking the same thing. But it is!
What a better way to be inspired than real life love? Both Charli and I have been grumbling about our new characters, and our lack of writing mojo – but here I was thoroughly satiated and BAM, I KNEW them.
Oh they’d been bouncing around me wee noggin for the better part of a year, but I’d never REALLY gotten to know them. Yet it was in that moment, in the quiet of uneven breaths that I really understood Rhys and Vic. Their love, their struggles, and their passion.
How can I write about love if I don’t continue to experience it?
Lets face it, pretty much everyone thinks they can write a book. But how many people actually have the cahunas to see it through, to seek publishing?
Pimpin ain’t easy but neither is writing.
What keeps you going? What inspires you? Is it a struggle?