Tag Archives: Research

The Anatomy of Creating A Small Town – Setting is Everything

A lot of care and research goes into creating a setting.This is where your characters live, where your characters were shaped as individuals. The environment dictates their temperaments and  values, and outlook on life.  In the case of my fictional … Continue reading

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The Coast Guard–Badasses? Who Knew?

The motto on their website is Born Ready and, boy, does that sound heroic.  I have recently been researching the Coast Guard (CG) for my To Protect and Serve ongoing series with Harlequin Romantic Suspense under my Karen Anders pen … Continue reading

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The Devil Is In The Research – Guest Blog by Diane Gaston

Most of the ladies here at Magical Musings are not writing historical romance, so what can I, a historical author contribute to their blog? I thought I’d talk about research. Research is obviously essential when you are writing a historical. … Continue reading

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In the name of research…(There’s a giveaway, too…)

Update:  Thank you for all of the wonderful comments! You made me itch to travel again. 😉  I randomly selected our winner, and that person is…Susan Stielow. Congrats, Susan! I love the research process. When I’m working on a new … Continue reading

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