I was recently asked by author and blogger, Mary Tod, to ‘Guest Blog’ on her website, A Writer of History, about research. ––––––––––––––– I’ve frequently said, “History is about the untold story, and writing historical fiction is a wonderful way to present the past in a compelling and entertaining way.” The caveat is to find that […]Read more "Digging Deep and Finding the Gem"
On Saturday, June 17th at 1:00pm, I will be at Alderwood Barnes and Noble in Lynwood for a book signing. As this will be the day before Father’s Day, then this will be the perfect opportunity to purchase signed copies for your father and someone else’s father. #PaulWFeenstra #Boundary #TheBreathofGod #Historicalfiction Alderwood Barnes & Noble […]Read more "Seattle Book Signing"
Source: Writing a ‘Synopsis’ is not one of life’s pleasures.Read more "Writing a ‘Synopsis’ is not one of life’s pleasures."
One of the rewards for creating a great novel is writing a bunch of synopses that target a different need. It’s a chore required from an author and it isn’t one of life’s pleasures – agents want them, publishers need them the consumer should see them. Some are short and general and do not reveal the plot, others are […]Read more "Writing a ‘Synopsis’ is not one of life’s pleasures."
I was recently interviewed by Fiona for her Author Blog, ‘Authorinterviews’ She asked some thought provoking questions that made me stop and consider my answers. It had never crossed my mind to question my writing style, or who influenced me. I can only think back to when I was a child and read late into the […]Read more "An Interview with Paul W. Feenstra"
Being an author is more than sitting at computer clattering away on the keyboard swilling endless cups of coffee, its about reaching out to the bookseller community. Yesterday I visited a couple of book stores in beautiful San Diego County in the stunning beach community of La Jolla. I popped into ‘D.G. Wells Books’ http://www.dgwillsbooks.com […]Read more "On the Road"
Source: Tweaking ‘For Want of a Shilling’Read more "Tweaking ‘For Want of a Shilling’"