Tag Archives: Victorians

That’s Not Me, She’s Someone Else

I’m reading a lot recently about why we write what we write, and just how much of our own personal life ends up in our novels. This is an interesting and involved subject. The more I thought about it after … Continue reading

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The wilderness lingers

All America lies at the end of the wilderness road, and our past is not a dead past, but still lives in us. Our forefathers had civilization inside themselves, the wild outside. We live in the civilization they created,  but within us the wilderness … Continue reading

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The Magic of Creating

A member of our critique group and I were discussing how we begin to write a story, be it novel or short story. I said I begin with a character, and her next question set me to thinking a lot … Continue reading

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Research It’s Plumb Fascinating

Research, we writers love it. And often get so involved we forget we’re supposed to be writing our next book. In THE VICTORIAN Series, the second book which I’m working on presently, wanders from Victoria, Kansas to Hays City and … Continue reading

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Sneak Peak Sunday

Excerpt From Wilda’s Outlaw: The Victorians  for Sneak Peak Sunday “How do you propose to convince him that you’ve been snatched rather than simply run away? Do we leave a note, or maybe I could go knock on the door … Continue reading

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Bob tailed ponies and remittance men

  On April Fool’s day in 1873,  30 people from England and Scotland began a journey to America and the prairies of Kansas to live a dream made possible by George Grant. They boarded the Alabama, the first steamship to … Continue reading

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