The growth of the main characters in a novel

The development of characters is something that I have always admired in books. It is satisfying to realise that they are changing and overcoming barriers. I like observing how events impact their thoughts and behaviour. In my novel Censure and Liberty, I had to build the story of two teenagers (13-14 years) until they became young adults (20).Continue reading “The growth of the main characters in a novel”

Dowagers and Widows in 19th C. England

Originally posted on Jane Austen's World:
“The Bath paper one morning announced the arrival of the Dowager Viscountess Dalrymple, and her daughter, the Honourable Miss Carteret. . . ” – Jane Austen, Persuasion I have often wondered about dowagers and their status in Regency society in relation to widows. When did a widow become…

Five Practical tips to have ideas for your book! Inspire yourself!

How to bring creativity and deepness to your side when you are writing your WIP. Creativity and writing walk together. Lately, I have not had many problems with building characters, plots or dialogues. That is why I have thought of sharing some creativity hacks that have been helping me to get inspired Probably, you mayContinue reading “Five Practical tips to have ideas for your book! Inspire yourself!”

Paul Spencer, a blind protagonist in my Regency novel

Mr Paul Spencer My main character, Mr Paul Spencer, came back from war earlier than expected because he had lost his sight during a battle. For obvious reason, his experience involved lots of internal conflicts which I, as an author, could only imagine. After all, this person had to learn a new way to doContinue reading “Paul Spencer, a blind protagonist in my Regency novel”

The Main Challenges I faced writing a Regency Novel

No one can deny that the sub-genre of Regency novels is of great significance in English Literature. More than just good stories, Regency novels have the potential to show their readers how English and European society thought and behaved during the early XIX century. By now, most of us know that the utmost of Regency Literature wasContinue reading “The Main Challenges I faced writing a Regency Novel”

What I had to hear before I had the draft of my first book ready

Besides the NO’s from publishers, good friends may say things that do not help at all. Should you tell others that you are writing a book or that you want to become an author? It is perfectly normal to want to share your dreams of becoming a writer with people you love! You must at leastContinue reading “What I had to hear before I had the draft of my first book ready”

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