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Research and Learning by Jana Richards

One of the things I love most about writing is that I'm constantly learning. I've researched all kinds of random things, from how to pick a lock or crack a safe, to the date flashlights first came into use. For my historicals, I've researched World War Two, particularly the French Resistance, British war brides and D-Day. I want the facts I use to be as accurate as I can make them. The last thing I want is for a reader to fling my book across the room in disappointment because they come across something that doesn't ring true. So, when I knew that bipolar disorder would run in my main character’s family in my current work-in-progress, I realized I needed to know a lot more about the condition.  I started my research on the Internet. It was great for facts and figures, but what I really wanted to know was what it was like to live with someone who is bipolar.  A friend of mine has a son with the disorder, but I was reluctant to ask questions. It seemed so personal and pri

Smashwords Summer/Winter Sale! by Jana Richards

IT'S TODAY!!! by Liz Flaherty

Writing from Other People's Experiences...It's a Good Thing

Sick of Me ... by Liz Flaherty

Back on the (Volunteer) Job by Jana Richards

Coming Soon! by Liz Flaherty

DREAMANDERING

One Step Forward... by Jana Richards

April Showers Bring Romance!

Would You Sign This? by Liz Flaherty

Writing...Promoting...Editing...Writing...Promoting...

March Blues by Jana Richards

Evolution of an Idea

Something New by Liz Flaherty