Jean Wilson Murray

About me

Jean Wilson Murray has been writing non-fiction and teaching for over 30 years. She has several published non-fiction books, but is now expanding into fiction, specifically historical novels set in the U.S.

From my website

Nora Webster – A Novel that Doesn’t Follow the Rules – Or Does It?

Nora Webster, a new novel by Colm Toibin, doesn’t seem to follow the rules for novels. But, as the NY Times Book Review notes, this is a “deceptively quiet drama” that drew me in and forced me to keep reading … Continue reading →

Is Writing Talent a Myth?

Diana Gabaldon, author of the very famous – and lucrative – Outlander series of historical romance novels, said in a recent interview with Kirkus Reviews that she sold her first book before she was even finished writing it. Gabaldon said … Continue reading →

Keeping Track of Your Writing Progress – Why It’s Important

How do you keep track of your writing production? You don’t? Should you? I’ve been asking myself this question for a while now. It seemed to me that the effort of keeping track was just another time-waster, something else to … Continue reading →

 
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