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On researching killy things

For this novel I’m writing (13026 words and counting as of thirty seconds ago), I need to know about the kinds of weaponry and armor that would be found in the sixteenth century. 528 more words


Seriously Write: 10 Writing Location Research Tips by Janalyn Voigt

Author Janalyn Voigt says: “If you’re like most writers, being an introverted soul, you would rather plant yourself in front of the computer to write than go somewhere for anything but necessities. 73 more words

The Writing Life

WIP Research: Circus Extravaganza!

  Okay, it’s not called “Circus Extravaganza.” But that is quite catchy, right? Here’s something equally alluring from my perspective though – The Worldwide Circus Summit. 177 more words


Seriously Write: Going to the Story: Research in the Field by Rebecca DeMarino

Rebecca DeMarino’s debut novel is out this month. Since it was inspired by the story of her ancestors, I asked her to share on the… 36 more words

The Writing Life

How the Police Have Been Helping with My Inquiries

One of the things I still hadn’t done when I last worked on my debut novel ‘Slur’ was to check police procedure from 1986. Because I don’t like to halt the flow when I am writing I often highlight sections to be researched later so I knew I had a few areas of investigation that I had to revisit. 368 more words

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