historical fiction, history, writing

Minority Representations in Media & the Importance of Getting it Right

http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2015/04/23/native-actors-walk-set-adam-sandler-movie-after-insults-women-elders-160110 It’s disgusting that this is still going on in 2015. They’re humans and deserve to be treated with respect, but what can I expect from hollywood (under-represents minority voices) and from adam sandler (who hasn’t tried since like 1998). I had, and still have, my worries and reservations about having so many Oneida characters… Continue reading Minority Representations in Media & the Importance of Getting it Right

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First Draft Completed!

A little over a year ago I started writing a book about a young woman's journey through the American Revolution. Today, many characters and adventures later, I finished the first draft. Now on to re-writing the beginning and the laborious process of editing. But at least now I can breathe a sigh of relief knowing… Continue reading First Draft Completed!