Monthly Archives: May 2012

So, What’s With the Ladies Without Heads???

Or, alternatively, When Can We Expect This Silly Cover Trend to End? The realm of historical novels is being inundated by headless women. Why this should be is something I can’t say, but there it is. I have been looking … Continue reading

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Map for Frontispiece of The City of Refuge

The good news is that after several days’ work (and it was very intricate and detailed) I have finished the frontispiece map for The City of Refuge. This goes with the updated cover. The bad news is that it has … Continue reading

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Setting up a Website is a Pain in the Neck

I’d had a website once.  I have a new one now, but I’m in the process of setting it up.  It takes a lot of work, and I’m finding it heavy going.  Thus far I have the first page.  I … Continue reading

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We have located a scroll that contains the minutes of an audience held by Ramesses II when he received an envoy from the Far Lands of Amazon and was given the gift of a Kindle.  Based on my read of … Continue reading

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Speaking of Graphics…

…which we weren’t, here is the latest.  An ad for a Delegates’ booklet. My lips are sealed…

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Moving right along…

Mourningtide, my story about a man dealing with the death of his first child – and learning of it two months afterward, when  his son is already buried – is coming along very well.  It is a departure from my … Continue reading

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Telling a Story? Or Preaching?

I was reading a discussion among a group of writers of Historical Fiction.  There seemed to be a consensus that it was the duty of a writer to (fill in the blanks): push a favorite cause, sound the clarion call … Continue reading

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