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writerinthenorth
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Preparing for publication

Post by writerinthenorth » Thu November 24th, 2011, 2:46 pm

With my new historical novel Mr Stephenson's Regret due out in the Spring, my latest blog posting is about the work involved in preparing for publication. Would welcome visits and comments.

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Post by wendy » Sat November 26th, 2011, 2:56 pm

A nice account of the process. I'm interested to read how you handled so many characters who have the same name. That's always tricky when trying to remain accurate!
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Post by writerinthenorth » Sat November 26th, 2011, 7:29 pm

Yes, it got me thinking how different yesterday was from today in the sense that people used to want to preserve names, I guess for the lineage, whereas now people seek for endless variety, although in truth in variety they find the same, which is why certain names cluster round certain years or decades (Kylie, anyone?).

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Post by LoveHistory » Sat November 26th, 2011, 10:59 pm

Don't forget Jennifer. There's an online support group for women who were born in the 1980s and named Jennifer.

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