What we leave behind. Aaah, Summer vacation ; Camp grounds, Hotels, time share vacation condominiums, Rental cars, and restaurants. We come. We go. For a length of time making a space our own. We don’t know about who came before us, sleeping in “our” bed, sharing our bedding, and pillows ; using “our” toilet, and […]

The Soundtrack of a Novel

The soundtrack of a novel By H.C Iser  I admit I am a little eccentric. Fueled by pure imagination, and fresh ground coffee, inspiration is all around me. Writing in the first person present tense,… Source: The Soundtrack of a Novel

The Truth in Fiction?

My novel takes place on the Florida panhandle,  in the 1950’s, and I was born in the late 1970’s. How much time should I spend accurately describing my fiction novels setting? Fantasy writers talk about Dragons, and aliens, well beyond any truthful experience. I’ve pondered if I’m close to accurate, but slightly off will I […]

The Soundtrack of a Novel

   I admit I am a little eccentric. Fueled by pure imagination, a little fresh ground coffee and tons of water, inspiration is all around me. Writing in the first person present tense, and listening to music from a past in which I have never been part of. Although my play list has varies throughout […]

Feather in the Straw

Feather in the Straw by H.C. Iser  Claire runs a wildlife rehabilitation center in an old school building on the Florida Panhandle. Claire’s lawyer husband Harvey is an Orthodox Jew who has recently found Jesus; while spiritually confused Claire gravitates toward atheism. As a couple they are struggling to come to terms with infertility issues […]