Saturday, November 10, 2018
The amazing Sue Vincent recently hosted me at her Daily Echo blog. We were talking about superstitions and I shared some from my youth. I had a great time at Sue’s and I hope you’ll click over to visit her.
I expect the townsfolk in fictional Atonement, TN would tend to be superstitious. How could they be otherwise with all the strange goings on and supernatural beings?
The first writing advice I heard was something I took to heart ― Write what you know. When I wrote Atonement, Tennessee I followed that guidance and created a fictional southern town where the urban fantasy takes place. Of course, the second novel, Atonement in Bloom, is also set there.
I made it a very small, rural town so some of the manners and personalities I grew up with would not seem out of place. The townsfolk…
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