September 7, 2018

In the process of plotting and developing a fictional world and story, writers must take decisions that may "twist" the historical facts a little. Learn what I did and how I did it.

September 7, 2018


The Hamlet of Arlund

Katharina Thaler: Opa's granddaughter, the last remaining relative of the Thaler family, in Book 1, she wants to inherit the farm; in Book 2, she wants to be taken seriously and keep her husband from leaving Tyrol, in Book 3, she figh...

September 6, 2018

The hours of rocking in the train had lulled Annamarie to sleep. When she awoke, the landscape had changed some, the mountains a little softer, with vineyards and apple orchards on the slopes of a much-wider valley. In the haze of her sleep was still the picture of her...

September 5, 2018

Links and snaps of maps that have to do with the historical fiction series RESCHEN VALLEY by Chrystyna LUCYK-BERGER. From before WW1 to the Bozen/Bolzano city map used to plot out Angelo's side of the story.

August 30, 2018

From Chapter 5

Graun, April 1937

The ticking of the cuckoo clock in the inn’s empty dining room grew louder with only Angelo left at his breakfast. It said five after eight. Marco was very late, and Angelo was about to get up and drag his son out of his room, when the bo...

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