All in the name of fact-checking

My God, the things we writers research! I caught myself today looking up mid-Victorian era menstrual hygeine. I had to stop for a moment and wonder 'am I really looking up how women in olden days managed their periods? Yup, sure am!' This got me thinking about some of the other things I've researched recently, such … Continue reading All in the name of fact-checking

Weekend Writing – You Win Some, You Lose Some

A bittersweet weekend progress-wise. While I didn't make my intended target (which was to have two complete chapters written for Part II of Book II), I did get an extremely difficult chapter completed. You know those pivotal chapters that setup your whole novel? The ones heavy on exposition where every detail matters? Yeah, well, I … Continue reading Weekend Writing – You Win Some, You Lose Some