Anneka Ever stopped over at The Musings of Many today to discuss writer’s block, plotting and her new book, Hearts Race, the second in her series Burns Class.
How long does it take you to write a book?
I can write the initial draft in thirty to sixty days. That’s the fun part of writing. The hard part is what follows: revisions. That takes about six to nine months.
Do you write fulltime or parttime?
I work fulltime and write part time.
Do you work to an outline or plot or do you prefer just see where an idea takes you?
I start with a basic plot and story structure, but once I begin to write, I let the characters
do their own thing. If they want to veer off the path I’ve set for them, I’ll go along for the
Any tips on how to get through the dreaded writer’s block?
I don’t really have writer’s block very often, but if I get stuck, I use mind mapping or I work on a different story.
What’s your view on social media for marketing?
It’s a necessary evil.
Anneka Ever is a romance author. Her contemporary love stories are set in the mountains and small towns of Virginia. Her strong heroes and independent heroine explore their passion against the beautiful backdrop of rivers, meadows, and forests. An award winning poet and short story writer, Anneka brings a fresh perspective to stories of dating and relationships.
Anneka is a member of the Romance Writers of America. She lives with her husband and three dogs in Virginia.
BLURB: Hearts Race
When it comes to adventure, she’s stop and he’s go. When it comes to romance, he’s yes and she’s no.
Can billionaire Dylan Delaney overcome his adrenaline addiction with life coach Greta Larsen’s help before he loses his technology empire? Can she move past the death of her husband to find love again?
When Greta finds herself attracted to her very rich, very handsome new client, she sees it as a betrayal of her late husband. Despite her feelings of guilt, she can’t walk away from Dylan, especially when she learns he harbors his own grief.
His secret sorrow is the key to Dylan’s love of danger. Greta is determined to unlock his mysterious past so he’ll stop courting death. What she doesn’t count on is the passion she frees.
Dylan’s never met a woman who could slow him down. Until now. Greta teaches him to be mindful of the moment, but soon his every moment is filled with thoughts of her. Has he replaced one addiction with another?
Hearts Race is the follow up story to Riverswept and the second book in the Burns Class of Love series. The story returns readers to the small town of Burns, Virginia and also introduces them to the Blue Ridge Mountains around Charlottesville, Virginia.
Amazon Author Page:http://www.amazon.com//e/B00VRRN9A8
Book Links: http://www.lsbooks.com/ and http://www.annekaever.com/books.html
About the Author
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