When Inspiration Strikes
Sometimes an author gets an idea that just lights their soul on fire. I don't think it's common, certainly not every book we write has this kind of feeling. I mean, we love all of our book babies, but every once in a while, a story will hit you between the eyes and make you drop everything to get it out.
That's what happened to me today.
I am part of a group of writers called Sexy Beaches Lounge. Every quarter or so we each get to write a book based on a loose theme. For July, that theme is "Beach."
Let me come clean here, I already had an idea for this book. In fact, I had the whole thing plotted out and ready to be written.
And then this morning these two boys interrupted my plan in the most amazing and beautiful way. The original idea is officially scrapped. And good riddance. It wouldn't have been nearly as good as this one is going to be.
I am in love with these boys. Darren and Alex. Alex and Darren. Their story isn't written yet and it has already brought me to tears twice this morning. I've gotten more written in two hours than I've written on anything in a month. And I've started a Spotify Playlist if you want to go check it out. It will evolve as the book becomes more fleshed out, but so far it's a pretty good representation of my thoughts.
Unfortunately I'm not ready to share too much about their story yet. But I already know, it's going to be one of the best I've ever written. I just know you will love them as much as I do.
Happy Pride everyone. I love you.