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Do You Write What You Know?

What do you think about the old adage of writing what you know?

I was thinking about that the other day when I was out wandering around the streets. 399 more words


Spiritual Warfare Research

Like most serious authors I do extensive topic research and love unearthing nuggets of knowledge.

In this post, I touch on some of the spiritual beliefs practiced in my Emerald Rose series. 644 more words

Seriously Write: How a Dutch Author Writes American Civil War Stories by Marian Baay

When I discovered that Marian Baay had a story about the Civil War published, I was curious. How did someone who lives in the Netherlands write about an American war that took place 150 years ago? 35 more words

Inspirational Books

History Repeating

I know I sound like a broken record, saying the same stuff over and over again, and posting up the same links, but I really mean it this time. 374 more words


Seriously Write: Research…It’s in the Details by Mindy Obenhaus

Today on the Seriously Write blog, author Mindy Obenhaus shares the length to which she went to research one of her books. Her reason? To add those luscious little details that allow readers to feel they’re part of the story. 29 more words

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