Why You Should Research

Every writer has to start somewhere. Every potential author needs to know that they don’t know everything. That, quite honestly, is one of the cold hard truths of the fast-paced publishing world. When I started this book last September, all I had was one tiny idea. One tiny element that would eventually grow to beContinue reading “Why You Should Research”

Locations Locations

Question: How many locations do I really want to attempt to squeeze into my historical novel? There are so many in one State alone that it is difficult to narrow it down. All of them have potential and fit into my time frame. Answer: Outline. Outline outline outline. I believe I have passed the pointContinue reading “Locations Locations”

Pros and Cons of Writing

I threw that wish in the well, and you know for sure I will tell cuz I am ready for this and nothing’s in my way… Did I really just rewrite the first two lines of Carly Rae Jepson’s Call Me Maybe song to begin this blog post? I believe I did, but the writerContinue reading “Pros and Cons of Writing”

The Dream that Star Trek Gave Me

I began this journey when I was ten years old. At least, I believe I was around ten. It seems that most of my memories from childhood come from between the ages of seven and ten, and I probably blocked most of my middle school years from memory because that was not the greatest timeContinue reading “The Dream that Star Trek Gave Me”