My new can’t-write-without-it writing tool

Historical fiction writers and word geeks, may I introduce you to your new best friend: the Online Etymology Dictionary. Etymology is the study of the history of words, or, as the Online Etymology Dictionary defines it, the “facts of the origin and development of a word.” This is not to be confused with entomology, the…

If I’m a writer, why don’t I ever get to write?

Time to update my blog, since I was so busy in February I didn’t get the chance. I would love to say I was busy writing, but I wasn’t. I was (and am), however, doing things writers have to do. I’m working on revisions of The Haunting of Springett Hall for my publisher. I’m working…