Learning to write historical fiction

I've just returned from my research trip to Saint Louis, MO and I'm brimming with ideas! Research trip? Yes! But in case this is news, here's why I went: I've been working on a longer short story (by longer, I mean 20 pages and more) that will become a novel sometime next year.  The first … Continue reading Learning to write historical fiction

Researching your story: Taking a research trip for your writing

Have story? Will travel. And by traveling I mean getting on a train to St. Louis, Missouri to hang out for 12 hours and then coming right back. That's what I'm doing this weekend. This research trip was a long time over due. There's this story I've been working on since before February 2012. It's … Continue reading Researching your story: Taking a research trip for your writing