Joan Hiatt Harlow
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. When your dreams turn to dust ... VACUUM!
Q. With whom in history do you most identify?
A. Emily Dickinson
Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
A. I would be a wonderful gifted artist. Right now I can't draw anything.
Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?
A. Over the Rainbow; Moonlight Serenade; Unforgettable; Vincent; Ebb Tide
Q. What’s your best quality?
A. My sense of humor
January 22, 2009Do authors really have a muse? I have a muse who presents me with ideas and plots and characters. Although it takes research, imagination, knowledge of the craft, devotion,and especially PASSION, to write an historical novel, I, for one, can attest to having my own personal muse. She is also my dream-keeper and she's taught me:
1) To listen to my own inner voice
2) To trust that inspiration is everywhere, and if our minds are open to wonder, it will be revealed.
3) Too many words can stifle a thought
4) To laugh at myself
5) Never give away my gift or... see more