Monthly Archives: July 2010

Accuracy Counts So Does Understanding It

I had an opportunity to read my first chapter to some writer friends. I cherish their opinions and took the comments seriously. When writing historical works, it is important to get it right. But, I discovered you have to make … Continue reading

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Geographics

I came across a wonderful piece of research about the Hudson River. My main character crossed the river during the war – several times. I found the map, which made it a real gem and discovered her geography was off. … Continue reading

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Awaiting Success

For some odd reason the premonition popped into my thoughts; I can’t wait for my books to be a success. I visualized speaking about these incredible women and how they chose ME, to tell their stories. I envision women of … Continue reading

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Timelines and Trees

The past few weeks has brought more discovery of extraordinary women to write about. I had not settled on the main character for Book 3. Afterall, I am still working on Book 1, but as the women in history I … Continue reading

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Historical Fiction – Not Romance

I have discovered another author who writes Historical fiction that is not romance. Yes! My books do have a home. To boot, she is an NYT author and her books are published by a well known publisher. There is hope … Continue reading

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Finding A Home

On writing my WIP I am always on the lookout for a historical women’s fiction to read. Thus far, unable to locate such a read. It seems historical fiction = Romance. My book is not romance. The search for a … Continue reading

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It’s What They Did

I enjoy talking to people about the huge undertaking of my books. When I begin to explain about the women I have chosen to explore, somehow they always bring up women in history and what they did for their husbands.  … Continue reading

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