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Día de Muertos


I’ve noticed that the last few posts have been personal ones with heavy topics being discussed, so I wanted to make my last post for a month a more cheerful one (NaNoWriMo is upon me, I must obey it’s commands!). 391 more words

Novel Research

Guest Post: Smell the Chile and Hear the Bagpipes By Norma Gail

I dare you to read Norma Gail’s post without a Scottish accent. :)

I want you to smell the chile roasting in Bonny’s native New Mexico and hear the bagpipes of Kieran’s home in Scotland. 781 more words

Inspirational Books

It's a Risky Business

Having put her characters in dangerous situations, Viv Hampshire now has to find a way to save them!

They say we should write about what we know, but sometimes we just don’t know enough. 943 more words

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

Writing

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