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The Haunted Mansion of History

Welcoming Leslie Simmons, author of Red Clay, Running Waters, to the blog today. Her post eloquently reminds us that historical fiction is an important tool to illuminate issues of the

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1947

And what, you may be asking, is significant about 1947? Well, Los Angeles trial lawyer and novelist Scott Lord is about to tell us. Scott’s latest novel, Come November, weaves together

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Writing The Boy in the Rain

Sometimes an author has a story in her/his head that just won’t let go. In Stephanie Cowell’s case, the experience led to her latest novel The Boy in the Rain.

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Tips on Writing a Series

Do you love reading series? Have you ever wanted to write one? Vicki Masters has written a series called The Seton Chronicles. Today she shares that journey along with some

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From Chef to Author

I’m always intrigued by the paths that spark an author’s first novel. For me, it was being an expat in Hong Kong with no job, no family, and almost no

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The Seeds of Exiled South

Author Harriet Cannon and I connect during an author talk I gave last October. Harriet’s latest novel EXILED SOUTH released January 3rd, 2022. Exiled South is a dual time-line story

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Meet M.K.Tod

Meet M.K.Tod

The historical fiction author behind A Writer of History...

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