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Showing posts from October, 2018

NaNoWriMo is almost here...who's in?

Hello friends, As an unofficial kickoff to NaNoWriMo, I want to share with you where I’ll be spending a lot of time in November. This space is my writing sanctuary, it is the place where I escape from the ‘real’ world and my mind is free to wander and create. I look forward to writing my next book during the month of November. I also look forward to 2019 when I’ll embark on the next stage in my writing career: finding an agent. Please follow this blog or follow me on Twitter . Thank you. Happy writing, Maria

Why write? It's cheap therapy!

I write to stay grounded. I write to say what others can’t or won’t. I write because it is my passion and it is also my therapy. World Mental Health Day Happy writing, Maria

Author Spotlight >>> JN Welsh

JN Welsh is a native New Yorker. She writes entertaining, often humorous, and provocative tales about strong, career-driven, multicultural heroines who are looking for love. Her punchy, flowing dialogue and big city stories are heartwarming and stick to your ribs. When she's not writing she can be found dancing, wine-ing, rooting for her favorite baseball team, and/or indulging in countless guilty pleasures. Tell us a little bit about your writing, what is the process like? I really think a lot about a story before I write. I don’t necessarily write everything down but sometimes I write down lines or scenarios and then just write from that. I have learned over the years to really think about my characters in deeper point of view, which has helped my storytelling tremendously. Additionally, I always have to have music. Nowadays, I create a playlist for my manuscripts; music helps me get 'a feel' for scenes. What are your favorite genres? Why? I like coming o