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Nobody cares that it's called a 'poop deck'.

If you’ve read any of my recent posts, you are aware that I’m having an epic and very public fight with chapter 10. I’ve drafted it twice and was getting ready to rewrite it for a third time before I handed it over to my wife. 506 more words

Novel Writing

Paris trip - The Art of Murder

Rob and I went to Paris last weekend to do a bit of post novel research (currently re-drafting The Art of Murder).

We stayed at the… 390 more words

Seriously Write: How Do You Manage Your Writing Research? by Sandra Ardoin

Whether you write contemporary or historical, or even non-fiction, there will be something (okay, “somethings”) you’ll need to research. So how do you go about it? 67 more words

The Writing Life

Seriously Write: I’d Rather Research than Write – Musings of a History Nerd By Susan F. Craft

On today’s Seriously Write post, we’re starting off the new year with author and editor Susan Craft who gives us her experience with researching her latest novel. 29 more words

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Interesting Things Learned Through Novel Research

1) We’re all just people.

I find that most people are under the impression that ancient peoples were stupid, and for some reason, it’s like this huge joke to make us feel better about ourselves. 535 more words

Status Report: The Leatherstocking Tales by James Fenimore Cooper

So I’m reading the complete Leatherstocking Tales by James Fenimore Cooper as research. In case you don’t know, The Last of the Mohicans and The Deerslayer… 841 more words