Wednesday, November 26, 2014

When Research Becomes a Little Too Real

Repost from Guest blog on http://brandyheineman.wordpress.com “I grab some cookies to snack on while I read, & next thing I know, there’s an autopsy happening. Well played, Ms Conroy. Well played. ;)” This Tweet from @brandyhei  while she was reading my autopsy scene in Digging Up Death got me thinking… do readers really know what authors go […]

Writing Historicals: Immerse Yourself in the Details

Tuesday Teachings from the archives: I’ve been going back through the wonderful content on Writer…Interrupted and wanted to share the relevant teaching from past posts! Hope you enjoy this new Tuesday feature!- Gina Three of my first four contracted books involve a step back in time to the days of World War Two. I may have […]

Writing Historicals: Immerse Yourself in the Time Period

Tuesday Teachings from the archives: I’ve been going back through the wonderful content on Writer…Interrupted and wanted to share the relevant teaching from past posts! Hope you enjoy this new Tuesday feature!- Gina Three of my first four contracted books involve a step back in time to the days of World War Two. I may have […]

Researching and Interviewing with Care and Consideration

Tuesday Teachings from the archives: I’ve been going back through the wonderful content on Writer…Interrupted and wanted to share the relevant teaching from past posts! Hope you enjoy this new Tuesday feature!  This month’s feature: From Idea to The End In researching for my four WWII novels, I’ve interviewed veterans and Holocaust survivors–some of whom had […]

Finding Writing Inspiration on Vacation

I admit it. I bring the over-scheduled busyness of life with me on vacation. I kid myself that after nonstop seeing and doing for three or five days, I’ll be rested and ready to return to daily life with vigor. Still, I can’t pass on the opportunity to feed my mind with the experiences of […]

Writing Nostaglia

For fun, I want you to relax for a moment and think back to your childhood. What perfume did your mom wear when you were a child? Do you ever catch a whiff and feel like you’ve been hugged? Do you remember the song they were playing at your first dance? Were you on the […]

Writing Historicals: Get the Details Right

Do you have a love of history and a burning desire to write? Then you may be a candidate to write historical fiction. Three of my first four contracted books involve a step back in time to the days of World War Two. I may have been born in the 70s, but I’ve always held […]

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