Writer’s Journal: Doing your due diligence

Welcome back to Austen Promises and the Writer's Journal! ~~~***~~~ Jane Austen Fan Fiction has kind of exploded in the last couple of years, as far as published stories go. This is great for the genre, as readers have been clamoring for books and before, few were publishing with any regularity. Now, even non-forum readers … Continue reading Writer’s Journal: Doing your due diligence

Writer’s Journal: Sketching Minor Characters

Welcome back to Austen Promises and the Writer's Journal! ~~~***~~~ For most writers, every character must be “sketched” in some manner before they begin to write. It’s important for the writer to understand each character’s personality, their likes and dislikes, their physical description, and how they would react in a particular situation. For me, Darcy … Continue reading Writer’s Journal: Sketching Minor Characters

Writer’s Journal: Misinformation on historical websites and blogs

Welcome back to Austen Promises and the Writer's Journal! ~~~***~~~ One of the important parts of my writing process is research. Because I do not live near a university library, I only have access to so much research material, and most of that is online. To be honest, I prefer online everything. I’m a bit … Continue reading Writer’s Journal: Misinformation on historical websites and blogs