The Old State House ~ Novel Research Part 2

The Old State House ~ Novel Research Part 2

In researching for a novel, often I gather much more information than needed–partly out of a love for learning about the past, and partly so that I can be as accurate as possible in my writing. While on our trip to visit the First National Road Interactive...
Novel Research ~ Making It Fun

Novel Research ~ Making It Fun

One of the reasons I enjoy writing historical novels is the research. There is so much richness in learning about the past. Currently, while researching for Book 3 in my Prairie Sky Series (Under Moonlit Skies), I stumbled across a bit of Illinois history I...
Jessica McCarty Interview + Giveaway

Jessica McCarty Interview + Giveaway

Today I’m thrilled to welcome author Jessica McCarty to Sowing Seeds of Hope Blog. After the interview, there’s a chance to win Jessica’s debut novel, A Desperate Love, so be sure to stick around to enter! What is your favorite part of the writing...