Inspiration

I’m fascinated by the ways people are inspired, and the art that inspiration shapes. For me inspiration comes in everyday occurrences and the mundane bits of life.Aha Moment on Red Billboard.

I first got the idea for The Arrangement sitting in a meeting bored out of my mind. I noticed a small rip in the thigh of my tights and a scene started forming in my mind. I didn’t have character names, a setting, or even a plot in mind yet. Just an image of a man kneeling between a woman’s legs, ripping a whole in her pantyhose with his teeth. Eighty five thousand words later I have a book on my hands.

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The End

Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.

Benjamin Franklin

I reached a pretty big milestone in my writing journey a couple weeks ago. I finished the first draft of my first novel. The feeling of accomplishment in that moment is something I very rarely get to experience. The struggle to reach this point has taken over a year, I’ve literally cried over this thing, mostly when my son dropped our laptop on the floor and the hard drive got wrecked, losing half the work I’d done. That’s when I discovered the magic of The Cloud (ohhh ahhhh).

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Juggling Act

I know this isn’t just an issue for writers, it’s a modern day people problem.

Time management.

At times I feel like I’ve taken so much onto my plate everything is going to spill off, creating a huge mess on the floor. Which I’ll have to clean up. I reach the end of my day and can’t remember where the time went. What in the heck did I accomplish? Cause it feels like not a whole hell of a lot, mostly due to all the stuff that still needs to be done.

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