When you are an artist, what you do defines who and what you are. You develop a taste for a genre, a style, or a theme even. Then, people see you as that person who loves this or that. Sometimes, you become that person without knowing it.
The False Influence
A few years ago I fell in love with the HBO series, True Blood. I had an idea for a novel series, and I started looking around to make sure I didn’t see it somewhere else by mistake. As a result, I stumbled upon the Trubie world and became a fan myself.
In like manner, I ended up writing a few novels in the vampire genre and found myself becoming a paranormal romance author. Something was off. I couldn’t put my finger on it, but I didn’t feel like myself. Moreover, one of my best friends read my books and found it lacking something.Continue reading