Perhaps it's reticent to the fact that I have no interest to turn my art into a commodification of any sort. The reason that I write is to share my unique expression as an individual amidst the collective consciousness. I do not retain possession or ownership of my work, yet see it as an outpouring of my heart in my devotion to humanity and planet.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Allowing the visions to flow and fill my inner scape - this brings me great joy to then put these images onto paper. Or really, to type them into the word processor that is my computer. Giving language to such Truth is an overflowing rejoicing.
What do your fans mean to you?
My "fans" - you and I - are everything. I used to write because I needed to be heard, I needed to be validated and "get it out." Now I write because it brings me great joy, I enjoy it. First and foremost, I have to be a fan of the work that I am producing, the creativity that is flowing out of me. Fans then simply become a term of endearment, "Oh! You get me? You enjoy this outpouring to? Fantastic! I am you!"
What are you working on next?
I am currently working on the first edit of my second book in the series Becoming Deiadora and writing the third.
Who are your favorite authors?
For the prose aspects of my writing, Jasper Fforde and Scarlett Thomas are two of the most impressionable authors I have come across in the more recent years. As a child, I enjoyed the Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis and his attention to detail. As a fringe writer of new energy, the theories and philosophies of Amit Goswami, Richard Rudd, Daniel Pinchbeck, Rick Strassman, Charles Eisenstein, and even Soren Kierkegaard have played an elemental role in the fruition of my creative expression.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Languaging creativity into the expression of light travel, astral physics, and the like. Morning snuggles with my lover, reading before getting out of bed, homemade yummy coffee, and yoga in the sunshine! Beyond the simple things, it's raising the conscious awareness of unconditional love and enjoying my children.
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
I love reading ebooks and indie authors! Of course! Mainly, they come to me through a moment of illumination or word-of-mouth. Synchronicity!
What is your writing process?
The easiest way I know to explain what I am writing is through visualization. I sit down in front of my computer after letting the visions ruminate within me, allowing the appropriate physical changes to take place that the words are then ready to be released creatively through languaging them creatively. Fingers on keypad, I close my eyes and watch the movie taking place within me. I then language the vision in whichever way feels satisfying. I do not judge the work, I simply allow it. This surrender has taken me almost thirty years to formulate and has been well worth the wait.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
A story that stands out within me is the Magician's Nephew, the first book in the Chronicles of Narnia series by C.S. Lewis. I can still hear the words and see Digory walking along the wooden banister's in the dark attics that connect the houses together in London. Lewis' attention to detail as I continued reading his work stood out to me, as I felt as if I were experiencing the story first-hand. This love of being present while reading has driven me to the express the art form of writing as I do today. It is a labor of love, surely, and one that I do not consider labor at all, but play. I can still see these images dancing in my head although I have not read it since I was a child.
What do you read for pleasure?
I only read for pleasure!
What are you currently exploring in your writing?
Astral physics! To read more about astral physics and the adventures of Deiadora, check out my site and find me on the social networks.
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