Music & Writing: Barbara Ann

Music is a large part of my life. It always has been, from the moments that I was a very small child singing hymns at the top of my lungs (not necessarily at church, either). So, it’s only natural that music should also play a large role in writing for me.

Music helps me focus when I write, but music also provides me with inspiration. Currently, I’m working on a manuscript (The Soldier’s Wife). I was looking for a name that started with “B”, and I hit on Barbara. I didn’t really like the name Barbara, though, because I didn’t feel like it fit the emotional maturity of my character. And then it hit me… Barbara Ann. Continue reading “Music & Writing: Barbara Ann”