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Advice on How to Write Historical Fiction–Not

By the way, did anyone notice that there has been much ‘how-to’ and ‘advice’ offered lately on writing historical fiction ? A perusal of the ‘literature’—and I confess to have done my share—finds that some are more ‘creative’ than others Continue reading

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How to Write for Fame and Fortune?

 It’s that time of the year—the leaves are falling, deadlines are approaching, NANOWRIMO is upon us. A few days ago over lunch, my friend, an accomplished, ‘traditionally’ published romance writer, and I were mulling over the fate of writers in … Continue reading

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Smiling at Strangers—the Strange World of Book Signings, aka “This is a Cheese Shop”?

Having participated several times in the strange ritual called book signing, these are my observations, and like Mrs. Anne Elk’s (of the Monty Python fame), they are mine….  However, after talking to others in similar situations, I concluded that for … Continue reading

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