Bridgett, Serial Novelist

Bridgett is an author I found on Twitter. We got to talking about some things that were weighing on me.  She is sharing her writing in serial form.  (The first chapter of her novel is intriguing).   “Not everyone will be a fan, but if I put it out there for the world to see, it has a chance of finding someone who will LOVE it.”  I admire her and look forward to catching up on all eighteen chapters of her serial.


Do you have a preferred name or title?

B: I go by Bridgett Morigna, but most people just call me Bridgett.

Is creating your day job or night fling?

B: Right now I’m incredibly lucky to have the opportunity to try creating as my day job. I’m still taking baby steps towards making a living through writing.

In six or fewer sentences describe your usual writing routine?

B: I wake up around 9. I hang out on Twitter while I eat breakfast and read what I wrote the day before. From late morning through the afternoon I alternate between writing and chores. My big writing session for the day happens before I go to bed. I focus on writing for about 90 minutes or two hours if I’m lucky.

What chores do you absolutely hate?

B: Vacuuming makes my ears hurt, but I really hate dishes. I had a job where I had to wash the dishes by hand every day for three years. I’m still sick of washing dishes.

Where do you like to do your creating? Coffee shop, library, your throne?

B: I do most of my writing at my cozy corner desk, but I also like writing from the couch because I can trick myself into thinking I’m not working.

What was the last thing you read? Was it for fun or work?

B: The last book I finished reading was The Book of Tea by Kakuzo Okakura. I read it for fun. How can I resist a book about tea and the history of the Japanese tea ceremony?

Do you prefer to read fiction or nonfiction for fun?

B: I usually read fiction for fun, but I’ve read some really great nonfiction books too.

Tea or coffee? (or other artsy drink)

B: I adore tea, but on the days I really need a caffeine kick I’d go for coffee.

What’s your favorite flavor of Skittle?

B: Orange!

Do you have something that inspires you?

B: All sorts of music inspires me. The band Kamelot, in particular, has given me tons of inspiration over the years.

What is your favorite way to put off writing?

B: Twitter! I think I’m a little bit addicted.

Have you ever developed a crush on one of your characters?

B: Yes. It’s happened a few times while I’m in the process of creating the character, or they happen to do something really amazing in the story. I get over my character crushes pretty quickly, though. I know their flaws and shortcomings better than anybody, and my crushes never hold up well against imperfections.

I’d like to share a link to the first chapter of The Dreams. It’s my #1 project right now.

Project: The Dreams Chapter: One Word count: 1,663 Chapter Index This is the first chapter of a novel I will be serializing here on this blog. If you like what you read, please consider visiting my …

Source: The Dreams: Chapter One

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