Music Monday

Hey, guys!

So, for my first Music Monday I am going to tell you what songs really inspired me with writing the beginning of Life After You.

My first song that I really connected to was Daughtry – Open Up Your Eyes.

This song has so many feels for me. The emotion from the lyrics paved my way for the first chapter. I felt like it was perfect for how Kayla was feeling, what she was going through. For me, it was like Logan was singing it about her, so I could connect to both characters through one song.

One of my all-time favourite songs that I listened to when writing Life After You, and I still love listening to, is Plumb – Don’t Deserve You. I felt like this was a great song for Kayla. Logan’s been her best-friend since childhood, and for him she battled through the toughest time in her life, after losing her twin brother. Logan’s has always been a constant figure in her life, and it was always him that was there when she was in trouble, or doing something reckless.

Music is a huge creative part of my writing. I’ve always had a passion for music, and I can easily get lost in it. If you find me writing, nine times out of ten I’ll have my headphones on and one of my playlists playing. Of course, having a twelve year old daughter makes my playlist interesting… She likes to add a couple of random songs to surprise me. One of my latest finds was Little Mix.

Duty calls, guys! Thanks for taking the time to read my first post! Logan’s been calling me for the last ten minutes, so I better go and see what trouble he’s got himself into…


Word Of The Week

Hi guys, welcome to my word of the week blog post.

This week’s word is WMD.

Now I know many of you will automatically think of Weapon of Mass Destruction,

and, well… you wouldn’t be too wrong.

In my little world a WMD actually means Weapon of Mass-Dickstruction.
So, I’m guessing you guys are wondering how this word came to exist in my life?

The answer is quite simple. I married a comedian. My husband is quite literally the funniest person I have ever met,

and the one liners that he comes out with have me crying with laughter.

In fact, just the other night I was dosing off to sleep,

and he said something that had me bolt out of bed to get a pen and paper to write it down.
Now, what I won’t tell you is how he gave me the WMD line… Some things are better left unsaid!

Next week I’ll be letting you in on a little word that gets thrown around by my street team on a daily basis.

Have a great weekend! ❤


Burnt Ashes Wednesday – 24/09

Okay boys, welcome to the first Burnt Ashes Wednesday…To start this week off, I had the public send in some question’s to get to know you a little bit better. The first question I received was sent in from Cassie Brown, Texas.

How old were you guys when you lost your virginity?

Logan’s head snaps up from his cell, he looks a little excited to be answering this question, if the smile on his face is anything to go by. Sam rolls his eyes, and Chace looks cautiously around the room.

Trey: I’m still a virgin. I believe that when two people find each other, and they have that connection that it should —

Logan: You are so full of shit!

Sam: How many girls came out your bedroom this morning, Trey? I’m pretty sure that I counted more than two…

Trey: What? No. I told you guys that I believe in finding that one person who —

Logan: Will suck your dick like a pro?

Sam snigger’s and looks at Chace who’s busy typing away on his cell phone. He immediately shoves him to get his attention.

Chace: What? I’m waiting for you guys to answer. I figured I had a while…

Logan; Fuck it… I was fourteen.

     The boys look at Logan, clearly impressed… apart from Trey.

Trey: You lost your virginity at fourteen? Dude, that is… disgraceful!

     Logan shrugs his shoulders and leans forward in his chair, resting his arms on his legs.

Logan: What about you, Red? How old were you?

Sam: Don’t answer that. Logan, you can’t fucking ask her that. Have you seen the size of her husband?

Logan: Fairs fair, right?

All the boys look at me expectantly.

Me: I’m sorry, guys! You’re gonna have to keep wondering that answer.

Logan: Will you tell me later? After the interview?

Me: No.

Logan: Oh, c’mon…

Sam: I was seventeen.

     We all turn to look at Sam, who looks a little sheepish.

Sam: What? I’ve not always been this good looking. Some of us have to work hard you know?

Logan: Yeah, that shit must be hard…

Sam: Fuck you, pretty boy!

Chace: I was fifteen. I lost it in a threesome.

Chace sits back in his seat, looking off into the distance.

Trey: Way to go, brother!

     Trey holds out his fist for a fist-pump.

Logan: I thought you were just saying how you’re waiting for that one special woman…

Trey: What? I wanted to try something new.

Logan: You’re the only person I know that actually asks a woman for sex, like you’re asking her for the time.

Trey shrugs.

Trey: It works.

Me: How old were you, Trey?

Trey: I think I was sixteen. Everything was a little crazy back then…

Okay, moving on. Sara Canes from San Diego wants to know, what would you be working as if you weren’t in the band?

Logan frowns at me, and looks at Sam.

Sam: That’s easy for me. I’d be a fitness instructor. I love working out and keeping my body in shape. It’s something I’m good at.

Logan scratches his head and runs his hand through his hair, leaning around Sam to look at Trey.

Trey: I don’t know, I don’t have a back up plan. I guess… I guess I could be a model, right? I’ve got a pretty face, and ink… yeah. I could be a model.. Kayla told me I’m model material.

Trey says that last part whilst smirking at Logan, who’s eyes have now turned hostile.

Chace: I’d be a chef.

The boys all openly laugh at Chace.

Sam: You don’t cook anything. You’re the most useless cook out of all us.

Chace: So? What’s your point?

Sam: No one would hire you.

Chace: Well if I wasn’t with you douche-bags, I’d have to learn wouldn’t I?

Everyone turns to look at Logan, waiting on his answer.

Logan: I could be anything. I adapt easily…

Sam: You’d be a stripper.

Logan: Shut the fuck up, Sam.

Sam: What? You told me that you used to —

Logan: Finish that sentence and I’ll —

Trey: Wait, what?

Chace: Seriously? You stripped before, for money?

Logan shakes his head, and pinches the bridge of his nose.

Trey: This is gonna be front page news in the morning.

Trey laughs hysterically, causing the others to join in.

Logan: It was only one time…

A snort escapes me, and I look up to see Logan’s gaze on me.

Logan: Don’t publish that, Red.

Me: Of course not.

And lastly for today, Ed Stark from Montreal wants to know, Do you ever get tired of all the partying and sleeping around?

Sam chuckles and looks at Logan.

Sam: You must have slept with his girlfriend.

Logan: Why me?

Sam: You’re kidding, right? You know exactly who that is!

Sam and Logan glare at each other.

Trey: No, and hell no.

Chace: Yes to the partying, and no to the sleeping around.

Sam: You’re tired of partying? Since when?

Chace: Since I woke up with a monster fucking hangover again this morning.

Sam: Lightweight.

Trey: How does one get tired of sleeping around?

Logan looks at me, and raises an eyebrow in question.

Me: What?

Logan: Nothing, Darlin’

Sam: Answer the question Logan, I got shit to do…

Logan: Pass.

Trey: You’re passing on the question? I didn’t know you could pass on the questions? Why did no one tell me that?

Logan points his fingers at me.

Logan: I’m gonna get to ask you three questions tonight, Red.

Me: Two.

Logan: Three.

Me: You never answered the third question.

Sam and Chace grab their stuff, and walk out the door, leaving Logan, Trey and me. Trey holds the door open for me while I grab my bag and coat.

Me: Thank you.

Logan: You can’t sleep with her, Trey… She’s our boss.

Trey: Is that true?

Me: I’m married.

Trey grabs my hand and checks out my wedding rings.

Trey: Shame. I was gonna ask if you —

Logan: Move it, Trey.

Trey: Red heads are my favorite…

© K E Taylor


Life After You: Important Announcement

Hi, guys!
I just want to give you an update of Life After You.

Due to a hectic lifestyle, and life in general, I am going to have to postpone the release.

I want to make sure that everything is in perfect condition before it gets published,

and I’ve had a couple of set backs that have left me with no alternative but to push the release back by a few weeks.

As soon as Life After You has been formatted, I will then give you guys the new release date.

I am so sorry that I have to do this, and I hope that you’ll understand.