From time to time, readers and fellow authors email me asking for advice or sharing with me their own stories about obstacles that come between them and the stories they want to write. This past summer, I received the following Continue reading →
Book signings. What aspiring writer doesn’t fantasize about sitting behind a towering pile of books surrounded by adoring fans, scribbling one’s John Hancock across a clean page. It’s the stuff of dreams and fairy tale snow castles.
If you’re writing a historical fiction novel that features characters you made up out of whole cloth, congratulations! Your job is, paradoxically, a thousand times easier than writing about someone who actually existed. The reason Continue reading →
Fellow authors sometimes write to me for recommendations in terms of which publishing companies they should consider when submitting their historical fiction novels. At this point in my career, I’ve published with several different companies, big and small. I’ve also Continue reading →