MY INITIAL INSPIRATION: MY HUSBAND

By A P von K’Ory Although I’d been writing nonfiction political/humanitarian books before, meeting my husband inspired my first romance novel. At the time I lived in both London and Geneva and did my first internship with the ILO Headquarters.  I had been...

Success or Love of Writing?

by Akinyi Prinzessin von K’Orinda-Yimbo (A P von K’Ory) I often get asked to reveal to the source of my achievements, even my “success” in writing. This is of course very flattering and good for my scribe’s ego. But I’m just as unsure of where I am or going to,...

Writing Emotions – Sad, Bad, Mad, Glad

By A P von K’Ory I was brought up to keep a stiff upper lip, to keep my composure, even from age four. Above all else, I wasn’t allowed to show emotions (at least not in public). So how could I successfully create emotional characters? By remembering all those...