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How Third Eye Blind Inspired My Newest Story Idea

How Third Eye Blind Inspired My Newest Story Idea It’s always interesting to hear the inspiration behind a story. For some authors, they consistently conjure up ideas from one area of their life, whether it’s from TV, other books they’ve read, or a person they saw walking down the street. For me, my ideas sprout from a [...]

March 25th, 2020|

Sofia Sawyer’s Top 10 Reads of 2019

Sofia Sawyer’s Top 10 Reads of 2019 Between the zillion books I got during the RWA conference in July and the 200+ books I have on my Kindle, I feel like I had read a whole lot in 2019. I also want to blame bookstagrammers and their beautiful pictures that make me click the purchase button without [...]

March 12th, 2020|

Setting Inspiration for Always, Ella: A Look at Charleston, S.C.

Setting Inspiration for Always, Ella The publishing process for my contemporary romance Always, Ella is underway, aiming for a release date in summer 2020! Because the story takes place in Charleston, S.C., I thought it would be fun to share a map that inspired different scenes found within the book. Charleston is such a hot travel spot⁠—for [...]

February 25th, 2020|

2020 Writing Goals: Finding My Enough

2020 Writing Goals: Finding My Enough It’s been a year since I returned from my writing retreat in the mountains where I finished a draft of my fifth novel, Tangled Up in You. As with any first draft, I give myself a break for a few weeks before tackling revisions. During my “down time” (and I say [...]

February 11th, 2020|

Meet the Character: Ben from No Place to Hide

Meet the Character: Ben from No Place to Hide I can’t believe it’s been three months since I released my debut novel No Place to Hide. I also can’t believe I had started writing this story all the way back in the summer of 2017. It’s been a wild ride but I’m glad I saw this story [...]

January 27th, 2020|

5 Ways to Repurpose Your Scrapped Writing

5 Ways to Repurpose Your Scrapped Writing This one goes out to all my writer friends out there who have “killed their darlings.” As a writer, there’s so much we produce that never sees the light of day. Characters, scenes, story lines, whole stories, heart-wrenching dialogue. All of them were dreamed of, plotted out, written down, and [...]

January 14th, 2020|

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