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Diane Scott Lewis

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Diane Scott Lewis grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area, and joined the Navy at nineteen. She wrote book reviews for the Historical Novel Review magazine and was a historical editor for The Wild Rose Press. She'd been on editorial panels and a digital panel for the HNS. Her first novel was published in 2010. She's had numerous historical novels published since: adventure, romantic elements, and a time-travel. Her current release is a Revolutionary war novel told from the British side-Her Vanquished Land.

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Diane Scott Lewis If I'm having difficulty with one book, I move on to another (I'm usually working on two at the same time). Otherwise, I'm in two critique groups and…moreIf I'm having difficulty with one book, I move on to another (I'm usually working on two at the same time). Otherwise, I'm in two critique groups and I'll take a break and critique one of my partners' chapters, that often inspires me to continue writing.
Thumbing through a research book will often help inspire me.(less)
Diane Scott Lewis I've always loved to spin stories, and now I get to create my own characters and build their worlds and relationships. Sometimes--though purists frown…moreI've always loved to spin stories, and now I get to create my own characters and build their worlds and relationships. Sometimes--though purists frown on it--I even rewrite history to suit my story.
I live in a fantasy, what's not to like!(less)
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