Writing

Write Wednesday: Historical Fiction, Fun or Serious?

Much of the critical reaction to Hilary Mantel’s new release, Bring Up the Bodies, has focused on how her books elevate the genre of historical fiction, how her elegant and literary prose is heads and tails above the middling writing of most HF novelists, how she focuses on real subjects (aka men) as opposed to …

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Writing

A Note to My Readers: NaNoWriMo!

Dear Readers, I must beg your patience and test your loyalty during this month of November for I am participating in NaNoWriMo, otherwise known as National Novel Writing Month. The quest is to write 50,000 words between Nov 1-30, but I am hoping to complete my novel (all 100,000 words) in its entirety. What this …

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