I’ve been working on my 1775 manuscript for several years now, the last two focused on getting my completed manuscript published. So, as noted in my previously post, when I first learned of the similarly titled 1775: A Good Year for a Revolution by Kevin Phillips, released in late 2012, my heart skipped a beat. … (read more)
Hello all, sorry for the long silence. I’ve been busy with many things, including the holidays, and activation as a military Reservist, where I am now once again on active duty, presently in Texas for the next 7 months. Afterwards, I’ll return to “normalcy” in Los Angeles.
Late last year, my trusted colleague J. L. … (read more)
First, let me apologize that I’ve not written a blog post in several weeks. I’ve been deeply engrossed in tweaking 1775, which I just finished yesterday. The fact is, a writer’s work is never done, and I keep finding little bits of original source material that I then feel I need to incorporate into the … (read more)
Continuing my discussion, the bulk of my research for 1775 was drawn from original source material (letters and the like). One example of original source material is the several letters between American revolutionary leader Dr. Joseph Warren and the Massachusetts royal governor and military commander-in-chief Lt. Gen. Thomas Gage. Another example is the written orders … (read more)
I have often been asked, when talking about 1775, how does one go about finding the source material. Well, it’s labor intensive, to be sure…
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