My novel THE FREEDMAN AND THE PHARAOH’S STAFF is set for release from Sunbury Press in early 2013.
Coming from a long line of historical relatives from Felix Mendelssohn to Col. Irving Heymont, I have always been fascinated by our past. If we forget our history we lose our future. I am a research hound, and spend gross amounts of time researching every facet of my historical works. This includes the Civil War era to Reconstruction to medieval warfare and the ancient Greek philosophers.
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Jeb, a former slave, rescues his brother-in-law Crispus from the Ku Klux Klan, pulling him into a world of Creole Voodoo, hatred, time travel, and redemption. The two brothers-in-law set out to stop Verdiss and his Klan followers from using the Pharaoh\’s Staff, a magical artifact from ancient Egypt. Soon,…
Check out my interview on J.A. Beard’s Unnecessary Musings. She asked great questions! Filed under: Books, Civil War, Fantasy, Literature, Novel, Reconstruction, Research, Uncategorized, Writing
You can find a guest post I did on Sheila Deeth’s blog. I discuss the use of dialect and accents in writing. http://sheiladeeth.blogspot.com/2013/03/a-nuh-mi-fi-like-it-with-len-heymont.html Filed under: Character building, Fantasy, Literary, Literature, Novel, Realism, Research, Story, World building