When we created our 2018 Sandra Troux Mysteries Vision Board, the phrase "Labor of Love" was clearly an important aspect of our working and writing collaboration as we imagine and manifest the characters and plots of the Sandra Troux Mysteries book series.
What does the word labor in the phrase "Labor of Love" mean? Labor evokes work, work hard, hard work, involvement, effort, engagement, producing, strive, exert, struggle, expend, etc. Oh my, I am exhausted just thinking about this idea of work - doing something that is so draining to produce results and make a living.
But Labor of Love - ahhhhh - that's totally different. A labor of love is work done for the pleasure of it, for the satisfaction, for the effort itself. Some people labor only for the pleasure of it, with no thought whatsoever of material reward. The work itself is the reward.
However, for those of us remaking, re-envisioning or reinventing our lives as so many Baby Boomers - especially women - are doing, a Labor of Love i...
When we talk to people directly about the concept of our series -- three lifelong women friends who recast their lives in their 60s and become international crime solving sleuths -- the response is incredibly positive. Yet, reaching individuals is a time consuming and lengthy process.
So executing "a name you know" in a more effective way will be very key to achieving this goal.
We are inviting you to come along on this journey with us to make Sandra Troux Mysteries "#ANAMEYOUKNOW."
If you are in a book club, we'll come to you personally anywhere in the NYC Tri-state area. If you are...
Gain weight, you say!?! Are you nuts? You are definitely 100% totally crazy!
No, we are not, not, not!!! Linda and Virginia (AKA Crystal Sharpe) are gaining weight this new year: adding to the Sandra Troux Mysteries book shelf with another riveting, spine tingling, page turning mystery of international proportions. Peril at the Pelota will glue you to your seat as our terrific threesome takes on some of the worst criminals ever.
Why did Bobbi go missing in the Basque Country of Spain?
Why are eviscerated bodies washing up on the coast of Spain and the Basque Country?
What does the Nazi bombing of Guernica have to do with the current peril to Sandy, Bobbi and Lizbet?
What's the link between Libya and Spain?
What does 3D printing have to do with anything???
In the coming posts, Linda and Virginia will take you inside the process of creating a Sandra Troux Mystery as Crystal Sharpe taps away on her keyboard, creating page after page of exciting revelations!