Jennifer Taylor shares a humorous story about her last family Holiday dinner and how she fell from Gravy Grace. Enjoy!
Sometimes we need to stop and be thankful for those around us who give us so many unique gifts. And never forget to be thankful for our own strength and perseverance as we strive to write that next book. Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!
Writer’s block, insecurities, time wasters, and time limits are some of the scary things that can haunt us as writers. Are you afraid?
Find that sweet spot that we writers strive for, a zone where the real world dissolves and nothing exists but the characters and the story. In this week’s Boogie Writes, Jennifer Taylor has some ideas on how to find our own “Private Idaho”.
Everybody loves a superhero, and it’s not always Superman or Batman. The Rubberbandman qualifies as a special super hero, and Jennifer Taylor is wishing her Rubberbandman a very happy Anniversary.
A great tag line is like a good lyric line. Focus on painting that picture of love, longing and conflict that captures the essence of your books, as you seek to create that one amazing tagline.
Is your Muse stuck when it comes to writing love scenes? Loosen up with special songs that remind you of romantic moments from your first crush, or with your current love.
Celtic music, or any music that moves us to want to write words as beautiful as lyrics we hear. So listen to what inspires you and let that inspiration be a focus for your writing.
In my column, I will share my thoughts on writing romance novels, my daily hustle, if you will, toward better writing and publication and the connection between my two loves, words and music. Just so you know, every so often, my body gets the “Boogie Fever” and I must get down with my bad self. Welcome to Boogie Writes. I hope you enjoy it.
She spent her childhood running wild on an Idaho mountainside. Although she’s lived across the U.S., she is still an Idahoan at heart and a notorious potato pusher. She has a degree in Human Services and worked as a roofer, a hoofer, a computer data entry operator and a stay-at-home mom.
Music has ruled Jennifer’s world since birth. She shimmied out of the womb with a bad case of Boogie Fever, but soon fell in love with the lyrics, how the words fit together perfectly like a jigsaw puzzle. Jennifer has dreamt of writing romances since reading Wuthering Heights at the tender age of twelve, and now lives that dream, using music on a daily basis to uplift and inspire her writing. It’s no coincidence that Ian, the hero in Mercy of the Moon, uses music to win heroine Maggie’s heart.
She lives in rural Florida with her husband and Great Dane puppy, and enjoys frequent visits from her three grandchildren and three grown children. She feverishly lobbies for the return of breeches and would really love to see her husband of thirty-five years in a pair. Jennifer can be found online at: JenniferTaylorWrites.com
My experience as the first contestant of SSRA’s Traveling Butt Glue Challenge will surely . . . stick with me. Applying Butt Glue, sitting down to write on a regular basis whether in the mood or not is a must for us writers. Muses don’t like to be stood up. With that bottle on my […]