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Seriously Write: Have Fun With Research by June Foster

by Sandra Ardoin

Is gathering the facts to make your writing shine tedious or fun? Check out today’s post on the Seriously Write blog. Author June Foster talks about how she’s learned to keep the fun in her novel research. 26 more words

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4 Mistakes to Avoid When Translating Research into Fiction

I’ve been reviewing books in a new way, a kind of quick fire lessons learnt thing. You can see old ones here: 5 Lessons in First Person POV… 2,335 more words


Seriously Write: Experiencing Research by A. M. Heath

“Write what you know.” We hear it all the time. Today on the Seriously Write blog, author A. M. Heath gives writers tips on ways to transform knowledge into first-hand experience. 12 more words

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Seriously Write: Research for Realism by Candee Fick

by Sandra Ardoin

We all want to get our facts right in our stories and don’t want to be called on something after publication. Contemporary romance author Candee Fick is on the… 50 more words

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Oddest Google Search - Romance Weekly

This week on Romance Weekly, Carrie Elks wants to know as an author what are my oddest Google searches.  Hope you’ve already visited Victoria Barbour… 319 more words

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Last stop - Kilkenny

Although Kilkenny was small, it was lively during the Arts Festival. I visited old sites: I wandered through Kilkenny Castle and lounged on the lush grounds; I went into spooky Rothe House; climbed St Canice’s Cathedral’s tower where I could see farms dotted in the distance; walked along the Butter Slip where maids once sold their butter; and even took in an Australian movie. 114 more words


Bennettsbridge? Where’s that?

My daughter’s husband had a family connection to Bennettsbridge and when he spoke about his visit some years earlier, it sounded like a perfect setting. 243 more words