Historical Fiction Doesn’t Mean Alternate Reality

I’ve recently come to realize that one of my favorite genres, historical fiction, is largely misunderstood. While even writers can struggle to keep the multitude of sub-genres straight, especially within the romance and young adult categories — “urban fantasy” came and went before I ever understood what it was — historical fiction is far too Read More …

A Great PNWA Conference Was Had

I know it’s cliche, but what a difference a year makes! When I attended the annual PNWA (Pacific Northwest Writer’s Association) writer’s conference last summer, I did so not knowing anyone, unaware of the literary contest, and eons away from telling an agent about my book. This go-around, I could hardly walk into a room Read More …