Many writers write nonfiction or fiction exclusively, but many enjoy writing both. . . so why do MFA programs make writers choose one or the other?
If you’ve ever been to camp or sent children off, you know why the Boy Scout motto is “Be Prepared!” Getting the most out of the experience requires careful planning and preparation. The same is true for writers who attend Camp NaNoWrimo this July.
Research is necessary for any writer, but it is particularly critical when it comes to writing a book that is, at least in part, historical fiction.