Category: 1940s

(3) Writing Historical fiction: Jack W. Schwartz, Medicine and Jungle Fauna

Welcome to a monthly post about the research for the third novel. If you are new to my blog, this project is about 20th Century U.S. History featuring underrepresented voices. There are six books in the series moving forward in time by twenty or… Continue Reading “(3) Writing Historical fiction: Jack W. Schwartz, Medicine and Jungle Fauna”

L13FC: Cary Grant vs. Jimmy Stewart

  Welcome back, friends, to the Lucky 13 Film Club. What are you doing to distract yourself while in lockdown? I watched a few Alfred Hitchcock films I had missed in an attempt to fill in some blindspots. After watching Suspicion (1941) starring Cary… Continue Reading “L13FC: Cary Grant vs. Jimmy Stewart”

(2) Writing historical fiction: What’s in a name?

In book three, with a possible working title “The White Flash Made By Little Boy,” the year is 1942 and the setting is the Philippine jungle on the Bataan Penninsula. The principal character in Chapter 1 is Barbara Kiss. You met her before found… Continue Reading “(2) Writing historical fiction: What’s in a name?”