Category: World of Fiction

How to Get Started in Fiction Writing

As an author and a writing instructor, I often get emails from those who are interested in getting started with writing fiction as a passion, and possible income. Fiction can include novels all the way down to micro stories, with novellas,

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Two Easy Options for Reading Kindle eBooks

I’ve had my Kindle for years now and still love it (here’s my enthusiasm in a post awhile back).   People often ask how they can read my books as an ebook. There are two options on how to read

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Preserving Our History Through Fiction

In March 2013, I led a workshop for Choctaw writers. It equipped advanced and beginners alike with knowledge and resources to write a Choctaw Removal story in fiction form, based on family histories. Why is this important? Because each year,

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What is Historical Fiction?

Since I write (and read) a great deal of historical fiction, I’ve had several questions on exactly what historical fiction is and how I use this genre. Here are my answers. 

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Choctaw Writers and an Ancient Tradition

How do you preserve history, culture, and values for generations when there is no written language? Through story. Storytelling is an old tradition for Choctaws as it is with many cultures throughout the world. Our ancestors knew the lives they

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