My Name is Hadesh Part 2 by P.M. Gilmer

If you missed part 1, here’s the link: https://pmgilmer.com/2017/11/09/my-name-is-hadesh-part-1-by-p-m-gilmer/ From Part 1: At almost fourteen, I found myself pregnant and soon Jemimah was as well. It may sound foolish, but it excited us both to think of having our own child. I promised myself, and the LORD God, that I would take care of this baby, andContinue reading “My Name is Hadesh Part 2 by P.M. Gilmer”

“My Name is Hadesh” part 1 by P.M. Gilmer

This is the story of Hadesh, to be told in eight parts.  I grew up in the city of Jerusalem during the days of King Solomon. I know some people only think of King Solomon as the man who built the temple and had so many wives, but I will always remember him for theContinue reading ““My Name is Hadesh” part 1 by P.M. Gilmer”

Characters & Spoilers

As a writing exercise for myself, I have been writing a section of my manuscript through the eyes of the antagonist, Absalom, rather than the protagonist, Solomon. This exercise has been beneficial for helping me better understand that character. But, another reason has come to me and that is to share this story on myContinue reading “Characters & Spoilers”

Research: An Ongoing Process

Writing a book of historical fiction obviously requires quite a bit of research which I enjoy, but can also find challenging. I know some writers feel they should do all their research before they put pen to paper or finger to keyboard. Of course, you need to do some research to make sure you haveContinue reading “Research: An Ongoing Process”

The End! Or, at least, the Beginning of the End

  I just came to the end of my book. Not one I am reading–the one I am writing. And like so much of this book, it was kind of unexpected. Ok, I have some rough spots and a couple of places I know I want to rewrite, but I actually came to the end.Continue reading “The End! Or, at least, the Beginning of the End”