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Writing

Anyone who knows me knows I am first and foremost a reader. I am also a genealogist  and have been doing historical research for years... since the mid 80s. It all helps and plays a big part in my writing and who I am. Also music is a big thing in my writing. I usually write with music on. One of my all time favorite bands is Coldplay. Their music helped me write my The Kings of Angkor , which will...

Writing What I know

Writing I have said a lot is like breathing. I need to write and I love to write. I still often wonder, where will I get the next story from. Then I will be listening to some music or read an article and I will file that bit of info away like for a scene... Like I did for the orphanage scene in Redemption at Midnight. BTW that orphanage scene did happen. So when I write and I am a...

Where I get my characters, Non Human or Vampire

While writing for my books, my characters kinda jump into what I am writing. I am a panster so it allows me the room I need to have one kinda walk into my story and then if all goes well, they will have their own book. Also I love to put animals, real and mythical in my books. My first book The Kings of Angkor:Army of a Thousand Elephants, had an elephant that knew Anna down through the ages. My son Brendan who asked me...