In Six Words: "How I Came Up With the Idea for My Book"

How did the subject for your book occur to you? Did the idea hit you in a blinding flash of inspiration? Did the seed get planted years ago, and you've slowly coaxed it out into the light? Is it something you imagined out of thin air, or is it based on something that's happened to you or someone you know?

In six words, tell us: How did you come up with the idea for your book?

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I was robbed of my children

Broken marriage needs a magic fix.

Surreal dreams in Madrid with Lorca

brilliant flash of inspiration while working

Soul connection, poetry channeled, friends' encouragement

I wanted to kill her, so I did.

Saw a woman by the lake

Saw a marketable non fiction possibility.

I started writing. Book came later.

The journals breathed life into story.

Woke up, wrote 24/7, book appeared

Year relationship, 300 emails, book written

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