Family trees

For some reason I always tend to create the most intrinsic family trees for my fictional characters. And it isn’t just one version there’s several usually at least two or three. It’s a favorite past time of mine maybe that’s strange…

Do all fictional stories need family trees?

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Progress so far

Research is fun but what’s really time consuming and frustrating is how to create different family constalations that makes your main plots and side plots work together.

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Working on my manuscript, feeling really excited and inspired as well. Sort of dreeding what may come…

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Civil War Maps



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Nobel laureates

  • Marie Curie, Physics 1903
  • Selma Lagerlöf, Literature 1909
  • Sigrid Undset, 1928
  • Gabriela Mistral, 1945
  • Nadine Gordimer,1991
  • Toni Morrison, 1993
  • Wisława Szymborska, 1996
  • Elfriede Jelinek, 2004
  • Doris Lessing, 2007
  • Herta Müller, 2009
  • Alice Munro, 2013
  • Svetlana Alexivich, 2015
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Was centred in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918. More than 70 million military personnel, including 60 million Europeans, were mobilised in one of the largest wars in history.Over 9 million combatants and 7 million civilians died as a result of the war (including the victims of a number of genocides), a casualty rate exacerbated by the belligerents’ technological and industrial sophistication, and the tactical stalemate caused by trench warfare, a grueling form of warfare in which the defender held the advantage. It was one of the deadliest conflicts in history, and paved the way for major political changes, including revolutions in many of the nations involved.

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1783 or 1790

I’m pretty sure where to begin my fiction about setting and timeperiod. What I still don’t know for certain is where it should end-with the end of the American Revolution or in 1790.

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Sons and Daughters of Liberty

Sons of Liberty

  • Samuel Adams
  • Joseph Allicox
  • Benedict Arnold
  • Timothy Bigelow
  • John Crane
  • Benjamin Edges
  • Christopher Gadsden
  • John Hancock
  • Patrick Henry
  • Jonathan Lamb
  • Alexander McDougall
  • James Otis
  • Charles Willson Peale
  • Paul Revere
  • Benjamin Rush
  • Isaac Sears
  • Haym Solomon
  • James Swan
  • Isaiah Thomas
  • Charles Thomson
  • Joseph Warren
  • Thomas Young
  • Marinus Willett
  • Oliver Wolcott

Daughters of Liberty

  • Sarah Franklin Beche
  • Martha Washington
  • Ester de Berdt Reed
  • Deborah Sampson
  • Maude Epperson
  • Mary Ludwig Hays McCauley
  • Molly Pitcher


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Royal and nobels

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When death came to Pemberley

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I’ve always admired P.D James and I have absolutely loved anything by Austen. So I was greatly disappointed when I finally sat down to read the sequel by P.D James. There was a major inconsistancy in the timeline – if it’s supposed to be sequel of Pride and Prejudice than the setting should be 1798 not 1803 or possibly 1815 but not 1803. The novel was set in 1796-1798. That would mean that it would have to be 1801.

I liked the murder plot but that was about all.

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