The escape of reading and writing.
The number one reason why readers love to read is for an escape. To be taken to another time, place, and world. To be sucked into a world of fantasy where anything is possible. And to be taking away from the stresses of life.
Those are all the reasons I love to read. They are also the reasons I love to write. Only with writing, I’m the creator of the worlds and characters. As a reader I love books that keep my attention. That’s the main reason I love paranormal so much. The suspense and tension is there from the first page to the last. I incorporate that love for suspense and tension into my writing. I also love pushing my creativity by doing different things. Like write a contemporary series. My new series, Pleasures of the Heart, is one of those new projects that challenges me to do something different.
One, it’s a contemporary series. Two, each book with the series will be a standalone. Three, it’s contemporary. The series is set in Long Beach, California and surrounds a group of people who are, in one way or another, connected to a business law firm.
Do you read (or write, or both) to escape? What’s your favorite type of story?
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