Five Things I Learned After Writing My First Chapter

With my cursor at the beginning of Chapter 1 of my WWII historical fiction novel, I hit Ctrl+Enter and sighed.┬áBeginning a book all over again isn't pleasant sometimes. I loved this chapter. I mean, really liked it, even though I knew all along something wasn't quite right about it. For several months, I struggled to … Continue reading Five Things I Learned After Writing My First Chapter

Harness Racing: Maywood Racetrack

I had high hopes for succulent research, until a Good search made my path even harder.

Novel Inspiration Photos

More photo inspiration! Vintage quilt | three ladies walking down sidewalk | Dan Patch, racehorse | 1943 Western Horseman magazine (which, by the way, took me three years to find on eBay. Hands-on history is a fun challenge to get a hold of.) ­čÖé

Novel Writing: Town History, Part 4

Small towns hold a wealth of unearthed history. And this piece surprised me!