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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Please oh please write

Things are a little chaotic lately. I’ve been feeling that there are so many things that need to be done and it’s like I’m everywhere. Like there is a disruption for no reason and I have too much stress. Maybe it’s because I want to do so many things and there are so many obstacles. But there is also a good thing too.

I’m writing again in a tight schedule! YAY!

Writing is what keeps me sane these days and I want so much to finish Damaged, to continue Meg’s story and see where it will lead me. Every time I write it’s like I’m on a wild ride and the surprises keep coming one after the other. But these are the good surprises.

For yet another time, like in Divided, I know how the book will end but I have no clue how it will get to that end. Hopefully though this never stopped me from writing. Deep down I think that’s what keeps me going. The unknown which is full of so much potentials. And Meg’s story is wild and surprising even for me. Every time she is in a tight corner I think that I hit a block and … bam. She sneaks out. But not without consequences.

Some of you may know that I’m not the happy ending girl. It’s not that I don’t like a good ending, but only if it's “realistic”. Meaning that I want the story to have a steady and consistent pace even if it’s about elves or fairies. I write having I mind what she’s been through and I am not afraid to bring her face to face with her decisions.

Well, are you thinking that I am tormenting my character? Hmmm, maybe a little, but she had it coming! After all I haven’t planned a thing. She is the one that drives me through her story and I’m so loving it. I just want her to be where I want for the end of this book. For the rest, she is free to improvise.

Do you feel this way too? When I’m writing is like I jump in another dimension and, like I’ve said before, the voices come and I have to obey. I see every scene and I can almost smell the muddy ground or the fresh-baked croissants.

I really want the Wandering Souls series to be a read that you’ll enjoy. I’m doing my best in every aspect. Writing, story, pace, plot, action, killings, love and … I really want you to enjoy it when I’m able to share it.

Oh, damn … now I want to write some more so off I go.

But please, share your thoughts with me. What is writing for you? What is like when you’re reading a story?

Meg is calling, I have to hurry! Bye, bye. 


  1. Oh happy flying Athina!! Writing is living a different world with a different body and soul. I get to pick and choose characters I've seen in real life that have puzzled me or intrigued me and give them a life and find answers to all my questions.

    I will not feel sorry for Meg. Promise.

    1. Thank you, Robyn.
      Oh, the way you pick your characters is really interesting. I have never done anything like it. Nice! :)

      Hehe, I hope you'll like Meg. :)

  2. Happy writing! It's great to see you still so enthused. I'm also the type to torment my characters. I don't feel guilty for it, since it's their fault for not popping into another writer's head to tell their stories, haha.

    1. Thank you!
      Hehe. We just go where the story leads us!:)