By Lia Davis
My muse is the very active creative side of my brain. I don’t have a name or image for my muse. I just call her “my muse”. LOL. She can find a storyline at the strangest times and with just about anything she sees, hears and even in a thought.
Stories come to me as a “What if…?” and can be sparked by just about anything such as a picture, music, TV, reading, people watching, a trip to the mall and sitting in traffic during my commute to and from work. I’ve even had ideas come to me during conversations with friends. Sometimes it’s an expression they use or a certain word or phrase that gets my muse’s attention. I’m sure there are many other different ways writers find inspiration that brings the initial storyline to mind.
My inspiration for my 1Night Stand, Ravished Before Sunrise, was reading other stories in the series and my love for vampires and the paranormal. They are awesome and fun reads. So I wanted to write one and sat down a plotted the characters and storyline.
I’ve also had a weird dream that inspired a story. I started writing it as soon as I got up so I didn’t forget, but I’m not sure what to do with it yet. It was during my first year of writing and needs a LOT of help.
Have you ever had an idea, whether it was related to writing or some other project you were working on, that seem to come from an unlikely source? Please share your inspirations.
Born with the unusual ability to see what truly lies in the shadows, Emalee Black is stuck between two worlds, the paranormal and the human. Neither one accepts or understands her and she's forced to live a quiet, boring life in hiding. When her best friend mentions 1Night Stand dating service, Ema chooses a role-playing adventure straight out of her romantic fantasies. She's to hunt her very own vampire and have her wicked way him.
Vampire Darian Wyman is surprised when his daughter signs him up for a one-night stand with an exclusive matching agency. At first he's appalled by the idea, but as he reads the details of the date he becomes intrigued. For one night he will get away from the life he has long grown tired of to be hunted and captured by a would-be huntress. But he has plans of his own for his little vixen.
However, when Darian discovers the truth about Ema's inhuman abilities, the date could end before it gets started.
Find it at Decadent Publishing and anywhere eBooks are sold.
About the Author:
Lia Davis is a mother to two young adults and two very special, equally different kitty cats. She’s a wife to her soul mate, who drives her crazy during editing/revisions. She and her family live in Northeast Florida battling hurricanes and very humid summers. But it’s her home and she loves it!
An accounting major, Lia has always been a dreamer with a very activity imagination. The wheels in her head never stop. She only recently became serious about publishing her work and loves it more than she imagined. Writing is a stress reliever that allows her to go off in her corner of the house and enter into another world she created, leaving the day job where it belongs.
Her favorite things are spending time with family, traveling, reading, writing, chocolate, coffee, nature and hanging out with her kitties.
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