Writing novels involves creativity on many fronts. Or maybe it’s just that my brain likes to entertain itself. I travel to many of my story locations to do photography for research, with the benefit that I can use them in connection with the books. Why not turn photos into watercolors on my iPhone? Make memes…

I love it when my friends look out for me. The other day one of them pointed out an amazing documentary he was watching on YouTube. Have you ever heard of Lady Grace Hay Drummond Hay? For an hour full of the wonder of airships, the gumption of lady journalists, and a little heartbreak to…