• writing process blog hop…

    Robert Mullin, author of the speculative fiction/fantasy Bid the Gods Arise, invited me to participate in this blog hop several weeks ago. I got a bit side-tracked publishing my current novel, so forgive my coming late to this party. Participants in this blog hop are asked to answer four questions about our writing process. So here goes… […]

  • Writing historical fiction: researching the Third Crusade

    “Did Queen Berengaria and Queen Joan (or Joanna as she’s sometime referred to) depart Cyprus for Acre on the same galley as King Richard?”¹ You’re dying to know, right? Isn’t everyone? Ah, the joys of historical research! Donna Gillespie at Pen in Hand writes “Research helps you shape your story, and on a good day […]