Tag: Period Piece
Fiction: Love and Marriage
William had three drawings published in an obscure magazine back east and even one sketch put into the Army Navy Journal. He sent that one to his father. As long as he avoided Thankful, Lieutenant Fahy and thoughts of home, his days were bearable. The Apaches rampaged as the garrison troops polished their guns, awaiting…
The Real (Fake) Lives of Authors
All the while, as I gaze at the artfully photographed author posing as if in mid-thought, I’m aware of a small jealousy.
Fiction: Go West, Young Man (and Grow Up with the Country)
An old soldier has dreams for his son.
Top 5 Reasons to Write a Series
I want a prologue and an epilogue. I want growth and maturity, death and rebirth. In writing a series, especially an epic family saga, I’ve lived so many lives in the last ten years. When the series is over (though ideas float around about a new direction in writing) I will be satisfied that I’ve…