Tag Archives: research

Autism in Fiction

I kind of tackled this in 2015 with a Questions 3 post.  I didn’t really go into my own thoughts and details though.  Also, I’ve learned a lot and my beliefs back then might have changed.  As my son gets … Continue reading

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Crossing Genres: #Fantasy & #Historical Fiction

Here we are for the last ‘Crossing Genres’ post unless somebody requests pairing another one off with ‘Fantasy’.  I’m open to any that I can slip into January.  Not sure any will be as difficult as this one.  One genre … Continue reading

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From Fantasy Author to Researching Author

Crossing Bedlam required that I do something different in both preparation and writing.  As a fantasy author, I never had to do more than look up various weapons and any pre-existing monsters I was using.  Half the time I didn’t … Continue reading

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So Jamie’s Got a Gun (Part 2 of Weapons in Writing Series)

I know I said I would be posting these on Wednesday, but I couldn’t let this one wait.  I know practically nothing about firearms.  I stick to medieval weaponry in my books, so I’ve never had to research.  TJ Therien … Continue reading

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Unlimited Ammo and One-Handed Greatswords? (Part 1 of a Series)

We’ve all seen or read about it.  An 8-shot revolver having 10 bullets?  An enormous sword being wielded by a slender warrior?  Standing a few feet away from an explosion and not getting touched?  These can be great scenes and … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Research & the Western Genre by Briana Vedsted

Today, I have a guest blog from Briana Vedsted a young author who is working on getting her first officially published.  Her book is a Western entitled ‘Me and Billy the Kid’ and she has done a lot of research … Continue reading

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