how the heck did they go to the bathroom??? and other questions asked while writing historical fiction

To date I have about 8 different novels that can be classified as historical fiction, in varying states of completion. For Nanowrimo, I am writing a novel that takes place shortly after the Reign of Terror in France.  And this isn't the first time that I've had to research historical bathroom habits. The drawback to … Continue reading how the heck did they go to the bathroom??? and other questions asked while writing historical fiction

11th consecutive nanowrimo win!

I achieved the coveted 50K word count on Monday night, with only 48 words to spare... yikes.  My novel is not complete but I feel like it needs quite a bit more editing to get it to a coherent enough place to figure out an ending, therefore The Mist that Falls at Night is now … Continue reading 11th consecutive nanowrimo win!

nanowrimo 2016 progress update

I neglected to post here about my Nanowrimo novel for this year... Lately I've found the Mandela Effect rather fascinating, and I wanted to write something that would incorporate it somehow.  Yet without a firm idea, I instead decide to create a creep-tastic cover that might inspire me.  I scrolled through the sample covers on … Continue reading nanowrimo 2016 progress update

8th consecutive Nanowrimo win!

That's right, folks.  I won Nanowrimo, this time a scant half hour before Janina!  I finished on November 28th and while I made it past the 50,000 word finish line, I've still got a little work to do to actually finish the story.  And surprisingly, I still WANT to finish the story! I mentioned before … Continue reading 8th consecutive Nanowrimo win!

my Nanowrimo cover story

I haven't posted in a while, mostly due to Halloween costume crunch time (pics coming soon!  I promise!), and most recently because of Nanowrimo.  But I want to share what I'm doing for Nanowrimo, because it's slightly different than what I've done in past years. This year, one of my favorite blogs, Forever Young Adult, … Continue reading my Nanowrimo cover story