How to stay safe–or at least to not tempt fate–when traveling in the era of COVID? That, definitely, is a worthy writing topic. I have a little experience to share about this. A few weeks ago I flew roundtrip from LA from Baltimore. I returned home one week ago and am feeling fine, so far,…

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Listening can be hard, in part because often it feels passive. That doesn’t feel natural these days, does it? To pause and not react during these difficult times, in which there are so many injustices to call out? Listening may look weak because it doesn’t appear active—like taking a stand or proclaiming a value. However,…

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I clicked the submit button. My audiobook, A Man of Honor, or Horatio’s Confessions, zapped from Findaway Voices’s post-production domain into wide distribution. Excited, I emailed my narrator, voice and stage actor Alex Knox. Not only did I share the news. After having kept so many questions about audio narration at bay while the project…

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What a fabulously audacious statement. Who dares to write “I am Shakespeare?” What does it mean, and why should anyone believe it? I saw that phrase on the cover of a published play, one of a few items for sale at a Broadway’s Belasco Theater’s “gifts” counter. The show I had come to see (in…

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Welcome to Adventures in Historical Fiction. This is my first blog—a place where writers and aspiring writers, as well as readers, can explore the joys and challenges of writing historical fiction. This blog is open to all, regardless of fiction genre preferences, to contribute and comment on these topics. There are, after all, more that…

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