Freaky Friday (with a bit of writing) – Putting a Real Person in My Story

For Freaky Friday I wanted to write about ghosts….or a ghost hunter. It just turns out that he’s also an author and historian. Mark Nesbitt owns Ghosts of Gettysburg on Baltimore Street in Gettysburg. As a park ranger, Mark heard a lot of stories about happenings on the Battlefield and in the town that couldn’t … More Freaky Friday (with a bit of writing) – Putting a Real Person in My Story

Writer Wednesday – Research in the Middle of the Night

So I’m writing this series. At least I want it to be a mystery series. Actually a paranormal mystery series. A humorous paranormal mystery series. Think Stephanie Plum pushing fifty with an X Files mash-up. Eileen Charbonneau once gave writers some great advice: stick your heroine up a tree and keep throwing stones at her. … More Writer Wednesday – Research in the Middle of the Night

Freaky Friday

“Paranormal is dead.” That was the line in a message on one of my online RWA chapter loops. It seems that agents and editors at the 2014 Romance Writers of America conference last week were saying that they no longer wanted “paranormal”—no one was reading it. Actually the agents and editors weren’t “acquiring” it because … More Freaky Friday