Author Archives: diannefreeman

Interview with Clarissa Goenawan, author of Rainbirds

Clarissa Goenawan’s debut novel, Rainbirds is out today. Happy release day, Clarissa! Here’s a little bit about the book. Ren Ishida has nearly completed his graduate degree at Keio University when he receives news of his sister’s violent death. Keiko … Continue reading

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Hey, I’m working here!

I’m talking research again. Historical novels require a lot of it. Fortunately for me, my novels are set in the late 1890s. As history goes, that’s not so long ago and information is boundless. I can get lost in the … Continue reading

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Thoughts On Saying Yes and Introducing Clarissa Harwood

Many years ago, in a dark, noisy bar, I was standing by the stage listening to a band, when a big burley guy approached and asked if I was Becky. As I said, no, a woman dressed in black leather … Continue reading

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Authors 18/Introducing Pamela Kopfler

As a debut author, I’m always looking for advice. It felt like I was writing my book forever and I pretty much had the writing part down. Once my book sold, I found myself in unknown territory–publishing. The one piece … Continue reading

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A Piece of History

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I write historical mystery, which takes a great deal of research. Every now and then I come across a little historical gem that stirs my imagination and I have to write about it. One of the most intriguing of those … Continue reading

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My Pitch Wars Experience

Pitch Wars Interview with Dianne Freeman and her mentor, E.B. Wheeler Posted By Brenda Drake on Oct 15, 2016 | 0 comments Our mentors are editing, our mentees are revising, and we hope you’re making progress on your own manuscript! … Continue reading

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First blog post

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