SUNDAY 28th APRIL 2013
I would like to wish a warm welcome to the lovely Nora Garcia Author of ‘The Lightbearers’, a book which I am currently reading.
Jean Crystal is held captive on a laboratory table by a motion sensitive laser directed toward her central nervous system. Unaware of her invisible prison,
upon awakening from a narcotic sleep induced by Dr. Natas, she attempts to move and finds herself wracked with a mind numbing pain. By astrally projecting herself she is able to overcome the pain and investigate her circumstances. George Martinez, her husband, has already been assassinated and while awaiting her own demise, George pays Jean a visit in the lab, assuring her of their eternal vow to each other. Dr. Natas has developed a school run by robots and computers and Jean and George have discovered the use of a protein computer chip fed to the children at his school. After Jean is assassinated their spirits reunite to plan their return. They agree upon a place, a time and a signal by which they can find and identify each other in their next lifetime. They plan to meet on the first Monday of October, 2024 outside the UCLA Computer Science building. She’ll find him sitting under a tree with a guitar strumming and singing “Imagine”. The reunion takes place 20 years later, but not without a hitch.
Hi Nora and welcome! It’s great to have you here.
I would have to say it’s a combination of my belief in reincarnation, my faith in the spiritual world and my fascination with ancient Egypt. They all came together one evening and it was as though someone was piping something into my ear. Oddly enough, the end came first, it was just a seed of an idea, two weeks later, the middle and the beginning came, again as seeds of an idea and it took off from there.
I had a very other wordly experience in the NY Public Library when I began my research. I was walking through the Egyptian section and there was no one else around when suddenly a book fell off the shelf and landed at my feet. It was the story of Akhenaten, about whom I eventually created a fantasy. He was light years ahead of his time and he and Nefertiti, his wife, became my inspiration.
How would you compare writing this book with anything you have previously written?
I also write feature films and the process is very different as you have to pack a lot in with very few words compared to what you can express yourself in a book.
How did you start writing? Was there a particular book or moment in your life that spurned you on?
Many years ago, I read a book that I thought would make a wonderful movie and decided to adapt the book to a screenplay. I did not reach out to the author until I finished it I wanted to see if I could see it through and I did. Unfortunately, the author himself was also a screenplay writer and was in the process of trying to market the script. He was very complimentary to me and encouraged me to continue writing. It was at that point that I decided I would have to write a book.
How do you organise your writing time?
I have to work around my day job, so I write mostly in the evenings and on the weekend
Where is your best ‘writing space’; the place where you feel comfortably locked away from the world and able to let your creative juices flow?
I have an office in my apartment where I can write. It’s not the ideal situation, but it works.
And finally, tell us an interesting fact about yourself that not many people know.
I am able to tap into my dreaming mind to reveal to me solutions to writing challenges when I cannot make something work. If I meditate on it and ask my dreaming mind to reveal a solution, it usually provides me with one. I’ve also experienced out of body experiences where I projected myself astrally. You see I really believe that if we tapped into our minds on a higher plane, we are all capable of astral projection, telepathy and psycho-kinesis.
Thank you for being here today Nora.
~Where to find Nora Garcia~
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