This is the second of a two-part blog series on what it takes to research a novel. This second post specifically discusses what parts of Green Bay Outsiders I had to research to complete the book.
As I’ve written before, the first early joy of writing comes from the complete freedom of it. There is no reason why you can’t write a story and steamroll over any plausibility issues with imagination…simply because you can. You don’t think much about your readers or what they may say about what you’ve “made up”. You simply enjoy the experience of writing because no one is there to tell you “no”.
Until one day you decide that you need to get the facts right![Read more…]