On Writing

Columns on the craft of writing.

Veteran Family Network

By Connie Beesley
Veteran Family Network was created by Gulf War Veterans, Gerald Buckles and Steve Mostsinger, to help and benefit veterans and their families. The goal of VFN is to be an organization to unite and support all veterans, active duty military and their families.

Research - The Rule of Three

Research – The Rule of Three

By Blaine L. Pardoe


While I write in a lot of different genres, I do most of my research in military history and true crime.  I leverage a number of archives, historical societies, etc., in my work – just like many of you.  In doing this I wanted to pass on a tip that I have found useful.  I call it “The Rule of Three.”