Let’s talk writing process. My writing process has varied for each book I’ve written so far. In the past, ideas, characters, or scenes have ignited my imagination and fueled my writing process. The process for my first book began with an idea—a famous TV chef visiting a small town and falling for…Well, you know the story. I created, or built, the story around that one idea.
While writing Maybe Someday, the first scene I wrote for the book was a rough rendering of the “grand romantic gesture” chapter. That chapter appears toward the end of the story despite being the first scene written. Inspiration struck after watching Pride and Prejudice (yes, it’s a favorite) one night, and I decided one of my male characters was destined to wear a pair of very vintage pants…
Grab your copy of Maybe Someday to learn more about the “grand romantic gesture” chapter and which of my characters wore those vintage pants!
Aleigh K. Dean writes contemporary romance and romantic suspense featuring small-town charm, humor, happily-ever-afters, and as many quirky characters as she can create.