What nationality would you be if you could not be what you are? Do you ever *think* you’d like to be someone else, and from somewhere else?
In case you haven’t noticed, I pay attention to as much as I can when I’m traveling. You never know, as a writer, what you might be able to “use” someday. 😉
Who says “romantic” historical novels can’t teach us something?
Fear not, we can at least still fire off an enraged tweet or concoct a cutting Instagram meme: that’ll make the bastard tremble at his keyboard, no doubt.
I admit I resisted sharing a third post in but three days, but in the end I thought ’tis acceptable. I hope to-day sees you well.
I find that early period in our history to be truly remarkable. I think it also makes for some pretty good romance/historical novel material, too…
I don’t want to think about “tech,” I’m trying to write books. But I will say…
As a writer, one tends to think ahead too. I find now that I am getting on with the new book, appearing in the back of my mind is what happens after it.
“Over there,” a tour guide announces, “is the famous painting of the signing of the 1776 Declaration of Independence from Great Britain. Next to it, you see a magnificent painting of the British surrender at Saratoga, New York. There’s George Washington, who defeated the British…”
Yes, I will admit that today is my birthday.
My bottom line is what you as a reader who has purchased one or more of my books do after having done so is ENTIRELY your business.
This is what may happen as you research to write: I had not examined it before and was looking through the book seeking some more background that might be of use for my own new manuscript. I got drawn in…
Despite America’s British colonial heritage, the US doesn’t truly have a pub direct equivalent.
From the start of my blog here, I have been honest as to where I get lots of my books’ material. It’s not usually just off the top of my head. Indeed is entirely making anything up even, honestly, really possible?
If you think I’m going to be revealing any of the real-life people I know who may be the basis for, or whom I drew upon for, the fictional characters? I won’t be doing that anytime soon. (Do I appear to be completely insane?)