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

How I Work as a Beta Reader

I love to read, and I enjoy doing reviews of what I read. I am available as a beta-reader, but I want to clarify what I will do, and what I won’t do. Fiction: I do very few reviews of fiction. I read very little fiction these days (that’s the subject…

The Best Music to Write To – My 3 Favorites

What’s the best music to write to? I decided I needed some different music to listen to while I write, so I started on a quest. First, just like you’re supposed to do, I set my criteria. I made these up myself, by the way; feel free to make up…

What Does the Author Owe the Reader? Questions about The Buried Giant

Just read The Buried Giant, by Kazuo Ishiguro, and I have a lot of questions. What in the world was the author trying to say? Should I be worried because I don’t know? Or should he? The story is about Axl and Beatrice, Britons (Celts) in post-Arthurian England. They are…

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