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Tag Archives: Lyn Horner
Ten Tips for Writing a Short Story
By Lyn Horner I’m a regular follower of the Western Romance Writers Please Post Here #2 discussion on Amazon’s Meet Our Authors forum. In late 2013, fifteen authors, including myself, agreed to put together an anthology of short stories intended … Continue reading
Writing In Living Color And Two New Lists
By Sharla Rae I’m sharing not one list today, but two. The first one covers shades of the basic color spectrum. The second deals with adjectives describing color and the possible “conditions” of color, that is, how it’s used. But … Continue reading
Marketing Your E-Book: Making The Most Of Your Time
By Lyn Horner I’m sure you’ve all heard this before but it bears repeating. When you publish an e-book, expect to spend as much time on marketing as you spend writing the next book, especially if you’re new on the … Continue reading
WriterStrong: Writing Historical Romance, Not History Lessons
By Lyn Horner I write western historical romances, and I love researching the Old West. However, while my readers want to be swept away to another era, they’re not after a history lesson. It’s my job to subtly weave in … Continue reading
Posted in Craft, WriterStrong Tagged Historical details in fiction, Historical Romance, Lyn Horner, Texas, Writers in the Storm, writing 16 Comments
Druids Part 2: Druids and Celtic Culture
By Lyn Horner Click here for Part 1 or Part 3 of the four-part Druid series. NOTE: Don’t forget to comment by Midnight Friday June 17th so you can be entered in a drawing for a free copy of my book, Darlin’ Druid! Before delving … Continue reading
Posted in Miscellaneous, Other Obsessions Tagged Aes Dana, Book of Kells, Celtic culture, Celtic knot designs, celtic origins, Celtic tribes, Celts of France, druí, Druids, Druids of Britain, filí, Gauls, Hibernia, Irish ancient law-tracts, Irish tradition of storytelling, John King, Julius Ceasar, La Tène art, La Tène period, Lyn Horner, Myles Dillon, Nora Chadwick, Old Ireland, Richard Warner, Roman invasion of Ireland, Táin Bó Cúailnge, tuath, tuathas, Writers in the Storm, writing research 8 Comments
Druids Part I: Druid Origins
By Lyn Horner Click here for Part 2 or Part 3 of the four-part Druid series. Since publishing my book Darlin’ Druid, I’ve been asked more than once if there really are Druids in Texas. The simple answer is yes. There are … Continue reading
Posted in Miscellaneous, Other Obsessions Tagged Arch-Druid, Arthur Rowan, Carmel Mccaffrey, Celtic lore, celtic origins, Christianity, Christopher M. Nixon, Darlin' Druid, Druidry, Druids, Judaism, Leo Eaton, Lyn Horner, Peter Berrisford Ellis, PIE dialects, Proto Indo-European, Texas, time line of druids, Wicca, Writers in the Storm 6 Comments