The Order of Things

I am writing an historical adventure novel. At one point in time I dreamt of it being a fantastical one as well but when I realized I was biting off more than I could chew for a first novel I downgraded it to purely historical. Another problem arose: should it be true to the historical timelineContinue reading “The Order of Things”

What Inspired The Firedamp Chronicles

It was literally a dream. Without sounding prophetical or in need of being admitted to an asylum, that is exactly how the idea for Firedamp came about. A dream. The kind of dream that was so vivid that you wake up after and you have to wonder if it actually happened or not. So I hadContinue reading “What Inspired The Firedamp Chronicles”

Beta Readers Exist?

When I first ventured into this new phase of my life I never knew there was such a thing as a “beta reader.” As I looked more into it the more I realized that maybe I should find a few of my own. But then that “fear” crept up again. You know…the fear Of courseContinue reading “Beta Readers Exist?”

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”