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Come Visit me over at JQ’s

I’m over at JQ Rose’s to talk about the ‘Where’ in writing, as part of her series,

5 Ws of writing

Sneak peek:

I want to thank Janet over at Focus on Story for helping me to kick off my newest prehistoric fiction, Survival of the Fittest.  It is Book 1 in the trilogy, Crossroads. The most challenging part of writing this book–by far–was the setting–it takes place 850,000 years ago! When I wrote my two thrillers–To Hunt a Sub and Twenty-four Days–these happened in present day, giving me three surefire ways to explore the location:

Read on…

Note: My newest prehistoric fiction book is out, Survival of the Fittest. Here’s info on it. I’d love for you to give it a look!


Jacqui Murray is the author of the popular Building a Midshipman, the story of her daughter’s journey from high school to United States Naval Academy, the Rowe-Delamagente thrillers, and the Man vs. Nature saga. She is also the author/editor of over a hundred books on integrating tech into education, adjunct professor of technology in education, blog webmaster, an Amazon Vine Voice,  a columnist for TeachHUB and NEA Today, and a freelance journalist. Look for her next prehistoric fiction, Quest for Home, Fall 2019. You can find her tech ed books at her publisher’s website, Structured Learning

36 thoughts on “Come Visit me over at JQ’s

  1. Couldn’t comment there either – is there an ongoing was between blogger and wp? 😉
    Anyway, always awesome to learn new things about you and your writing, Jacqui! Your research is always sooo good!

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  2. I can’t imagine doing that much research just for the “where,” Jacqui, but it pays off in your books. You create an unbelievably vivid and realistic world. 🙂 I can’t wait to dig into the book. I’m getting close. 🙂

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    • I kept researching until it felt comfortable. I really didn’t know what I was looking for but suddenly, I was there. I read not only about early man but primitive tribes (‘primitive’ used literally not connotatively), great apes, researchers like Galdikas and Meade. So much fun!

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  3. I tried to comment over there, but Blogger doesn’t like me. 😦

    I’ve never heard of the Google Earth’s Time Slider, Jacqui! You have more knowledge packed in your brain than anyone I know. Congrats on your book…you know I loved it!

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