A Good Man

Guest Post: Bizarre Places Where I Have Written A Good Man – Vanessa Morgan

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Today I’m pleased to welcome Vanessa Morgan, author of ‘A Good Man’.  Vanessa is here to share a short guest post about the unusual places she’s found herself  working on her screenplay.

Bizarre Places Where I Have Written A Good Man – Vanessa Morgan

I often get asked during interviews if I have a favorite place to write. Usually, it’s from the serenity of my home – at my desk, or, if it’s freezing outside, in bed with my cat, a giant cup of hot tea, extra blankets and a radiator on maximum heat. I also write wherever or whenever I can: public transport, waiting room, etc. However, some places outside the house do lend themselves perfectly to write. Here are some of the places where I have written my latest release, A Good Man:

Airport

I live only a couple of minutes away from the airport of Zaventem, Belgium. Once 10 o’clock in the evening, there are no more departing flights and the departure hall is eerily empty. As Starbucks in Zaventem Airport stays open all night, it becomes the perfect place to work – soft jazzy sounds, cheesecake and hot chai tea create the perfect ambience to write for hours.

Zaventem Airport is also a good place to write during day-time, especially if you can get a spot in one of those restaurants with a panoramic view of the departing airplanes. Working can be really enjoyable when it’s something you’re passionate about and in a place you love.

Offscreen

I wrote the third act of A Good Man in the inviting little cellar bar of Cinema Nova during the OffScreen film festival. For those who wouldn’t know, OffScreen is a film festival in Brussels, Belgium, that specializes in cult films.The spooky decorations of the festival definitely add to its inspiring atmosphere.

For those of you who are interested in some other favorite writing spots of mine, here’s another post about my all-time favorite writing spots.

Which places do you find the most inspiring to write?

About A Good Man (2012)
A Good Man

Loved Dexter and American Psycho? Then you will love A Good Man.

Louis Caron is a good man – vegetarian, he feeds the homeless, takes care of animals and is concerned with the ecological future of the planet. But his altruism has a sinister edge – he’s a vampire – and local detective Taglioni is becoming increasingly suspicious. Louis’ attempt to escape the police will take him on a journey into his own private hell where he is not only forced to confront his worst fears, but also to destroy the lives of those he cares about most.

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About Vanessa Morgan
Screenwriter and novelist Vanessa Morgan is known as the ‘female version of Stephen King’. You can find out more about Vanessa Morgan and her work by going to her personal blog. If you like cats, you might also like the web comic about her cat Avalon.

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Author: Donna Brown Donna is a longtime book lover and sometime book reviewer and has devoured books from an early age. She writes short (or long) stories as and when inspiration hits and is married to fantasy author David M. Brown (Fezariu's Epiphany, A World Apart). She was also co-contributor to David's book, Man vs Cat, a humorous look at life with six rambunctious rescue cats. Donna has lived in many different areas of the UK over the last 30-something years but has remained in Yorkshire for the past decade. She ardently disputes the misnomer that 'It's grim up north'.

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