This weekend I finished book two of my Peers of Beinan series. Ghosts of the Past is a murder-mystery where no character (except, perhaps, Princess Anyu, the narrator of the first three books in the…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by R. Leonia Shea Mar 18.
I am writing a scene where Princess Anyu, having just discovered who murdered Prince Consort Kian, is in one last, desperate conversation with her older sister. Anyu would be about 13 years old if…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Laura Strommen Mar 16.
Hello all. A recent discussion on historical fiction has helped me realize there may be an opportunity with the network here to work together to improve the quality of historical fiction, historical…Continue
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My first book (released August 2012 in digital, paperback, and large print paperback) was relatively easy for me to write. As a character driven author, Great Succession Crisis felt effortless as I let the characters flow through my fingers. It was the EDITORIAL that I found most difficult -- cutting out scenes, condensing information, and making the structure flow in an optimal way. In the end, I found myself completely re-writing the final chapter in order the build suspense, avoid…Continue
Posted on October 31, 2012 at 10:06am