Joan Hiatt Harlow
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. When your dreams turn to dust ... VACUUM!
Q. What’s your greatest flaw?
A. Wearing my heart on my sleeve. Ouch! Great Target!
Q. What’s your best quality?
A. My sense of humor
Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?
A. Nasty Aunt Phoebe in my book, MIDNIGHT RIDER
Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
A. On the rocky shore of Maine
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