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Writing from the Dark Side

Heh! I started out calling this blog post "Blogging from the Darkside" and then went to "Writing from the Darkside" and then went on to finally arrive at "Pubbing from the Darkside".  This little tidbit of information should be able to give you a little hint over what has been happening at the Oliver Homestead since I last posted.

Big News! I am part of a great collaboration with a collection of Writers who decided that if a romance book should be done, it should be done by us! Hence, the beginning of what is now know as Welcome to Serenity Harbor, Maine.

This is huge! This is ginormous! All of the books are set around the fictional coastal Maine town of Serenity Harbor. We didn't limit genre, only that their characters fall in love in Maine.

For me, this was a return to something that I love... well, yes... it was a return to writing. I've blogged a little bit about some of my struggles with illness that left with being unable to write for a whi…

In the name of research

I love history. I always have. I was exposed to it at an early age and developed a keen respect for those people and events that have come before us. But up until now, very little of that love of history has shown in my writing. This last week or so has drastically changed this.

Enter Steampunk...
I started taking an online course from LARAonline, taught by Suzanne Lazear, that outlines the mystery world of alternate realities, rayguns, dirigibles and aether. It also offers me the chance to incorporate some of that strange compilation of historical mix that I've been torturing my family with for years.

Stay tuned as I jump headlong into my latest strange adventure...