Month: October 2010

My writing process … what’s yours?

My writing process … what’s yours?

As NaNoWriMo looms, you’ve already seen what my story will be about … but how did I come up with it? How will I write it? Those are questions that come up in every writer’s life and are asked by those wanting to write. Some […]

Novel Synopsis: First Kiss(es)

Novel Synopsis: First Kiss(es)

This is a quick peek into my mind in the planning and preparation for writing First Kiss(es) which will begin on the dot, November 1, 2010 and end November 30, 2010 during NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) in which I am participating as my other […]

What is YA, YA romance & YA paranormal romance??

What is YA, YA romance & YA paranormal romance??

Think about your local bookstore. There are sections for general literature, romance, fantasy, self-help, on-fiction … you name it, it’s there. Then, over in the back, there is ‘that kid section’ which, strangely has grown over the years to encompass thousands (or so it seems) […]

What’s in a name?

What’s in a name?

I find it fun to learn why authors, writers, photographers, actors, actresses, use a pen name and why they chose the one they did. Yes, Emi J. Gayle is a pen name, made from three names. In fact (as my daughters like to say) the […]

My teenage love story – Epilogue

My teenage love story – Epilogue

Don’t all awesome romances have epilogues? Well I love them, so here is mine to Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 of My teenage love story! Epilogue He left at the end of his senior year, headed to college, two-hours away. I joined him […]

My teenage love story – Part 3

My teenage love story – Part 3

Read Part 1 or Part 2 of My teenage love story first …. I hung my head as a wave of remorse and embarrassment sent super-heated shivers down my spine. I hadn’t put one bit of thought into my actions, just walked to him with […]

My teenage love story – Part 2

My teenage love story – Part 2

Read My Teenage Love Story Part 1 here. At my whispered announcement into my friends’ ears hours later, they started the second phase of their ‘just pick a guy’ plan. “Just go say ‘hi’,” became their new chorus. I shook my head at them every […]

My teenage love story — Part 1

My teenage love story — Part 1

Want to read my embarrassing moment (at 14 years old) in meeting my now husband (of 16 years)? Here’s your chance! Enjoy! I Pick Him As the only girl in a group of eleven guys, a lot of eyes turned my way. The oboe doesn’t […]

Who am I?

Who am I?

That’s a great question. To better give you a glimpse into my life, I’m answering these quick questions … What is your favorite color? Raspberry. It shows up in all my written works … somewhere. Are you a heavy or light sleeper? Depends. If you […]

Hello, My Name is …

Hello, My Name is …

Hello! My Name is Emi J. Gayle! A first post for yet another writer-author-blogger, right? Yeah, probably, the key is I’m not just any ONE writer-author-blogger, I’m two! And there you go … huh? But that’s okay. Let me explain. So my alter-ego writer-author-blogger is […]