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Eternal Curse: Giovanni’s Angel -6 sentences from chapter 1; a letter.
I was so glad to see that you decided to accept my invitation to meet me in person, especially given that you have to travel so far to come to me. There is so much that we have to share with one another. I can hardly wait for your arrival. I have wondered what you look like, how you speak, and whether you’ll be able to help solve the mystery that is me. I know that you are extremely skeptical about all that I have told you so far, but I am eternally grateful that you haven’t allowed your skepticism to keep you from giving us a chance to get to know each other better. I have hope for wonderful things to come that I have never experienced before.
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Well is been a while since I’ve just made a statement, but I feel that now is the time.
I love to write, I enjoying posting to my blogs, and I like social networking, but these things are quite difficult to do when you’re sick all the time. Even though I fight to get over my ailments, sometimes they get the better of me. I will make every effort I can to be as consistent as possible with this blog, but don’t be too surprised if I go M.I.A. again.
I promise, I will always come back and start just where I left off.
Basic Stats: Subject EC: GA 3-Giovanni aka Gio
Full Name: Giovanni
Height: 6 feet six inches
Weight: 235 pounds
Origin: He was born of a human women of unknown origin somewhere in the New England area of the U.S. Information of the father is unknown.
Character Traits: Soft spoken, short tempered, loyal, naïve, and strong willed.
Special Attributes: green thumb, empathy, protective, very intelligent, healer
Purpose In EC:GA: He is the hero that’s trying to find his way. All other character exist to either aid him or conflict with him.
So I’ve been thinking a lot about the whole idea of writing something every day. Am I less of a writer if I don’t? If I don’t, does that mean I’m in a rut or have a block? I go to work five days a week, but I don’t feel like less of a teacher when I’m not teaching. As a writer I should also read, but what’s more important, reading so many pages a day or writing so many pages a day. When did being a writer become so complicated?…Then I really begin to question myself and wonder if I’m just making up excuses for being unproductive and or lazy.
Writing, to me, is supposed to be fun.
When I ignore the rest of the world, it is.
I enjoy writing for many reasons and as with anything one enjoys I try to improve upon it, but I like having on own since of voice and style, even if others aren’t crazy about it. I don’t want to sound and write just like someone else. I want my voice to be heard. With that being said, I wish I was a better writer than I am.
To me, storytelling is magical and I really mean that. Not everyone can tell a good story and come up with ideas that others want to hear. I happen to think that’s the one thing I am really good at. I have a very creative mind, but turning that into a story that people want to read is very hard to do. Since I started writing by accident, I never knew just how difficult it would be please people when it came to writing a book. I never set out to be a writer, but I feel like it’s just who I am now.
Whether anything ever comes of it or not, I’ll keep writing my stories and sharing them with anyone who cares to try them out. I’d like to think that if I’m able to find so much pleasure and joy in the writings of others, surely someone can find the same in mine. So maybe I’ll never write the next great American novel, but few truly entertaining stories is pretty good to me.
For any writers in doubt out there, write for yourself. You’ll enjoy writing a lot more.
I’m still working on the outline for my adventure story. I think I’m pretty much done; I’m just not sure how much I want to share. I still haven’t settled on a title, but I have plenty of time for that.
The Redeeming Blade
The Land of Curses and Covenants
At this point, I’m done making alterations to Eternal Curse: Battleground. I’m going to read through it once more before sending it off for editing. With that being said, I have plenty to keep me busy with Eternal Curse: Covetous Angels. This story just keeps growing and developing in so many ways, but all in all everything is still lining up with the way I originally imagined the story ending. I guess I’ll just have to see how that holds up as I make my way through this third installment of the series…I’ll be slipping in tidbits about the second story building up to its release, which has no date at the moment.
As for It’s Like the Full Moon, all I can say it that it’s coming along.
Do you have a WIP update to share?