Tag Archives: research

Stop the music?

What I’m about to reveal will surely come as a surprise to some of my long-time writer friends. The news is, to me anyway, simply shocking. According to an item published recently in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, listening to music could … Continue reading

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Do you need to take a research trip?

For many writers of historical fiction, the place they’re writing about is nowhere near the place where they live. And, unless they have a great deal of extra cash in their budget, going to those places will be difficult if … Continue reading

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Gettin’ Organized — Part 1

The act of creation tends to be messy. It’s a rare thing when someone sits down to create something and actually does so without leaving scraps, shavings, and leftover parts strewn everywhere.┬áMark Twain’s desk is a great example. I wish … Continue reading

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