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  • I've been trying to convince my husband that we should join a CSA for a few years now. He's completely unwilling a) to be surprised every week and b) to go pick it up....
  • Hi, Stephanie. I do the same thing - sometimes in my research files, or even on my desktop background. I also find it helpful to listen to music from the period, if such a thing's available. I just sit and listen, closing my eyes, and it's as if I'm suddenly THERE.
  • I think Eunice has a good suggestion. I also think it's OK to let the writing go for a bit when you are in that first period after publication--if that is what you cho...

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    Two spaces after a period, just as Miss Knight imprinted us with in typing class. It's science! My high school newspaper editor niece's explosion in 3, 2, .... "The effect of spacing following periods and commas during reading" -- https://link.springer.com/article/10.3758%2Fs13414-018-1527-6
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    Lee Roberts pens, ‘a flicker of hope finally emerges after an unseasonably long period of dark angst and suffocating depression. Hope that had been waiting patiently t...
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    Research is Fun and Educational When Writing Historical Fiction: Writing Historical Fiction is such fun. If you do good research, it helps you to understand how the pe...

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  • Sian - as someone who grew up in a home full of addiction and all the dysfunction that...mpanies it, I get that instinctive urge to label your feelings as "whiny brat" mode, but I think your points are...
  • I’ve just read all the comments here with my hands shaking and my stomach churning the...held about my mother and my own origins since childhood. Hmm, yup, whiny brat mode achieved… but seriously, I th...
  • I cannot wait to read this book! Thanks for such a great interview. The subject matter and time period are close to my own heart and writing interests. Congratulations!