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Writing means different things to me. I'm a storyteller, a book editor, and a songwriter. For me, it's like breathing.

Friday, November 07, 2014

Favorite Friday

Favorite song—Hallelujah

This song has such an emotional melody. The first time I heard it was on American Idol. At the time I was working on the first book of my Dark Goddess trilogy and didn’t have any plans to write a trilogy until I heard this song. While listening to Hallelujah, I had this image of a king who first triumphs on the battlefield for many years and then as an older king, he is defeated. Kings rise and kings fall. Inspired, I decided to use this for my story, turning one book into three, and it fit the history of what happened to that particular king.




Kelley Heckart, Historical fantasy romance author






1 comment:

Flossie Benton Rogers said...

A truly moving song. I'm glad it inspired your book. That's a wonderful occurrence. http://flossiebentonrogers.com