Historical Fiction Shines When It Reflects Our Diverse History

Every February, we celebrate Black History Month. Still, we haven’t yet heard many stories—stories that deserve to be told because they are part of our collective history. Understanding the complexity of the human experience requires inclusivity. Resetting how we learn history As a History major at the University of Texas, I took a writing seminarContinue reading “Historical Fiction Shines When It Reflects Our Diverse History”

Taking the Story from Idea to Draft

I’ve got an idea. Now what? In 2019, I did a full work up of my family history. Due diligence is necessary when researching. There is a lot of garbage online about genealogy. But there is also a lot of great stuff. It’s just a matter of sorting the wheat from the chaff. Cross-referencing andContinue reading “Taking the Story from Idea to Draft”