top of page
  • Writer's pictureKaren M Edwards

How it all began

As a family historian I'm in the process of writing biographies and thought I'd take a creative writing class to make the biographies more interesting. I audited an Honors writing class that focused on writing a novel. As I was going to write something from the past, I decided to write a historical novel. What I didn't expect was how much I loved writing it. I was used to academic writing. That was several years ago and I started and stopped the novel several times over the years. It wasn't until I joined a local writers critique group and tried my hand at writing 50,000 words in a month through the National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) that I finished the novel. Then came the hard part: revision, revision, revision and multiple edits.

32 views1 comment

Recent Posts

See All

Britain and Spain have usually been enemies (Spanish Armada in 1588 when Spain tried to invade England, and War of the Spanish Succession [1701-1714]). But during the Peninsular War, they became allie

bottom of page