Closing the Arcs: Walking Hand in Hand with My Characters

I’m on Cape Cod now for my annual Novel Fun in the Summer Sun tour. Being on the Cape is physical therapy for my body, with restorative long walks and beach yoga in the early morning. It’s also mental therapy for a tired writer’s mind.

I am finishing Storm Watch, the third book in the Unfinished Business series.  Synchronicities, a theme I touched on last time, abound. It’s been difficult to keep up the momentum, but it’s not writer’s block. Storm Watch is more than half complete. I have lived with these characters for over 10 years. But I have lived with myself for many more, which is probably the reason.

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Part of this process is closing an arc of one part of my life as well as closing out the character arcs in the stories, which sometimes are far too close to my personal ones…

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About NevaBrown

Neva Brown, a retired secondary teacher/administrator, now enjoys the challenge of writing romance novels and doing editing for other romance writers. She has even ventured into the social media world of Facebook, Twitter and Google+ as well as having a website; nevabrown-author@weebly.com . Neva lived on West Texas ranches most of her life and uses that culture and environment in many of her stories. She and her husband now live at Rio Concho West in San Angelo, Texas. They are amazed at how well they have adjusted to ‘city’ living. Neva loves to hear from her readers. She can be reached at joneva@suddenlink.net
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