A. Thurman

About me

Writer, fencer, costumer, reader (not necessarily in that order) chronicling my adventures writing and researching my first novel about Elizabethan mathematicians and con men.

From my website

biweekly links 2-10-2016

Witches and manuscripts this week: Deborah Harkness’ ‘A Discovery Of Witches’ TV Series Is Coming Our Way – I’m a bigger fan of her non-fiction but enjoyed the “Discovery” series and am curious to see how it translates to television. The Witch (2015 film) is making Neopagan controversy – Rotten Tomatoes loves this exhaustively…

slowing to a crawl: the mental grind of editing

I got nothin’ for y’all this week. Sorry. Well, nothing you can see yet, anyway. Let me explain. AND HOW. Courtesy YouTube Edits and rewrites continue. Got good feedback on a rewritten chapter from my critique group. I can honestly say I look at the book every day. Nonetheless, progress…

biweekly links 1-27-2016

“Strange Angel: The Otherworldly Life of Rocket Scientist John Whiteside Parsons” by George Pendle – recent review of a ten-year old book, and damn was Jack Parsons a strange bird! Jet Propulsion Laboratory scientist by day and magician by night, Parsons “treated magic and rocketry as different sides of the same coin” –…

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