Tags » Novel Research

What To Do When Starting A New Novel: My Process

There’s nothing like starting  a brand new book!

For me, I get excited to dive into a new book. As a writer, I feel that same way! 639 more words


Research Help Needed!

I posted this on the NaNoWriMo forums as well (here), but…

I’ve decided to set my novel in New Hampshire despite never having set foot in the state. 61 more words


Scrapbook it!

I’m now in my final year of university, and I’ve chosen write and research the beginning of a novel for my dissertation project. It’s so nerve-wracking but also exciting! 576 more words

Is this story my story to tell?

I went to the James River Writers Conference in Richmond, VA this past weekend and, as helpful as it was, I left with a new fear I hadn’t considered when I began my latest novel: if I’m telling a story that’s not my own, what right have I to tell someone else’s story? 253 more words

Creative Writing

A Fine Line

It’s that scene in a novel where a reader’s mood can quickly change from relaxed to agitated. It’s the point where the author inadvertently crosses a fine line, risking the loss of the reader’s attention. 493 more words


The Beautiful Books - NaNoWriMo 2017

What inspired the idea for your novel, and how long have you had the idea?
I’ve been working on the Pushing Boundaries project for two years now. 863 more words


Novel Research: Caring for Polio Patients

I’ve enjoyed exploring YouTube for research information for my #WWII #HistoricalFiction novel in progress. Laurie Adams is a feisty sixteen-year-old who has her life planned. She’s going to retrain retired cavalry horses with her new stepmother. 78 more words