by Javier A. Robayo

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Each Novel

I began this blog as a way to bring the work of several Indie Authors to more hands, more eyes, more hearts.
Behind the pages of each novel is an ocean of tears, a maddening frustrating longing for more hours in the day, and a rigid commitment to finishing a novel.
The hours of writing, revising, editing, and regretting are long. The rewards are few, but special. You'd be surprised to learn how far every single kind word of praise goes to keep our dreams alive.
Every soul has got one or more stories to tell, but few have the courage to take the plunge and relentlessly hammer at those keys while friends, family, and naysayers shake their heads, wondering why. Why would anyone put themselves through the emotional turmoil writing a novel really is. Why would anyone forgo entire nights just to sit at the keyboard with imaginary friends.
We have no choice. We have a dreamer's brain with the power to put words together, creating entire universes, societies, romances, horrors, villains, heroes, and scenes meant to hold a reader's emotions hostage for as long as those pages are turned.
We live to write.
And if you live to read, we'll do the best we can to make your time worth it, and all we ask is that you let us know what you thought. Should you decide to review our stories and tell the world your opinion then we're forever grateful.
One or few stars will tell us we need to improve. More than a few will validate our efforts, and to a pure writer, that sense of accomplishment is everything.
I'd appreciate it, on behalf of every brave soul who has ever sat down to compose a story, if you would pass this post around to anyone who loves to read. 
The best way to feed our determination to write a novel is knowing what you may find behind its pages.

   Javier A. Robayo


  1. Well said, Javier. A few words of encouragement is revitalizing, and always reminds me of why I'm running myself into the ground promoting my work: I love writing my series.

  2. You do give your promoting your all, Elise, but it's a great series and soon you won't have to do nearly as much. Cassidy Jones will become well known everywhere :)