Historical fiction has it all – A guest post by Marcia Richards

Welcome to Writers’ Uni-Verse-City (or WUVC for short because every university has an acronym), a place where writers/bloggers can meet to discuss the craft of writing in the Internet age. WUVC will involve independent research, setting a curriculum and hopefully finding other participants (like you – readers/bloggers/writers) to: chip in, give tips, suggest books and other materials for […]

Alicante, Spain: A city full of perks and quirks

When it starts to feel like winter will never end and I pass people on the sidewalks wearing heavy coats, toques (in non-Canadian English, this means fuzzy warm hats) and boots, I start to wish for a little escape. Oh how I would like to vacate the grey skies of Brussels for a nice break […]

On Cheating, Cupcakes and Chick Lit

This week I was disappointed in my word count, with only 3,700 words out of my 5,000-word goal right after I had so much gusto last weekend to write two chapters a week to finish this massive WIP. Ok so I wrote 1.5 chapters, but I felt like “cheating” or being tricky (like Jenny Hansen […]