Author Archives: L.D. Alford

About L.D. Alford

L. D. Alford is a novelist whose writing explores with originality those cultures and societies we think we already know. His writing distinctively develops the connections between present events and history—he combines them with threads of reality that bring the past alive. L. D. Alford is familiar with technology and cultures—he is widely traveled and earned a B.S. in Chemistry from Pacific Lutheran University, an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Boston University, a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from The University of Dayton, and is a graduate of Air War College, Air Command and Staff College, and the USAF Test Pilot School. L. D. Alford is an author who combines intimate scientific and cultural knowledge into fiction worlds that breathe reality. He is the author of three historical fiction novels: Centurion, Aegypt, and The Second Mission, and three science fiction novels: The End of Honor, The Fox’s Honor, and A Season of Honor.

Writing—So You Want to be a Writer, Current Novel, How do the Characters Match Up, more Liking Sorcha

18 June 2021, this blog is about writing in scenes.  I’m focusing on the tools to build scenes.  I’ll leave up the parts of a novel because I think this is an important picture for any novelist.  I’m writing about … Continue reading

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Writing—So You Want to be a Writer, Current Novel, How do the Characters Match Up, Liking Sorcha

17 June 2021, this blog is about writing in scenes.  I’m focusing on the tools to build scenes.  I’ll leave up the parts of a novel because I think this is an important picture for any novelist.  I’m writing about … Continue reading

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Writing—So You Want to be a Writer, Current Novel, How do the Characters Match Up, Sorcha and Pieces of the Romantic Comedy

16 June 2021, this blog is about writing in scenes.  I’m focusing on the tools to build scenes.  I’ll leave up the parts of a novel because I think this is an important picture for any novelist.  I’m writing about … Continue reading

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Writing—So You Want to be a Writer, Current Novel, How do the Characters Match Up, Sorcha and Building the Romantic Comedy

15 June 2021, this blog is about writing in scenes.  I’m focusing on the tools to build scenes.  I’ll leave up the parts of a novel because I think this is an important picture for any novelist.  I’m writing about … Continue reading

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Writing—So You Want to be a Writer, Current Novel, How do the Characters Match Up, Sorcha and a more Romantic Comedy

14 June 2021, this blog is about writing in scenes.  I’m focusing on the tools to build scenes.  I’ll leave up the parts of a novel because I think this is an important picture for any novelist.  I’m writing about … Continue reading

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Writing—So You Want to be a Writer, Current Novel, How do the Characters Match Up, Sorcha and a Romantic Comedy

13 June 2021, this blog is about writing in scenes.  I’m focusing on the tools to build scenes.  I’ll leave up the parts of a novel because I think this is an important picture for any novelist.  I’m writing about … Continue reading

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Writing—So You Want to be a Writer, Current Novel, How do the Characters Match Up, more Sorcha and Suspension of Disbelief

12 June 2021, this blog is about writing in scenes.  I’m focusing on the tools to build scenes.  I’ll leave up the parts of a novel because I think this is an important picture for any novelist.  I’m writing about … Continue reading

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Writing—So You Want to be a Writer, Current Novel, How do the Characters Match Up, Sorcha and Suspension of Disbelief

11 June 2021, this blog is about writing in scenes.  I’m focusing on the tools to build scenes.  I’ll leave up the parts of a novel because I think this is an important picture for any novelist.  I’m writing about … Continue reading

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Writing—So You Want to be a Writer, Current Novel, How do the Characters Match Up, Sorcha and Pathos Specifics

10 June 2021, this blog is about writing in scenes.  I’m focusing on the tools to build scenes.  I’ll leave up the parts of a novel because I think this is an important picture for any novelist.  I’m writing about … Continue reading

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Writing—So You Want to be a Writer, Current Novel, How do the Characters Match Up, Sorcha and more Pathos

9 June 2021, this blog is about writing in scenes.  I’m focusing on the tools to build scenes.  I’ll leave up the parts of a novel because I think this is an important picture for any novelist.  I’m writing about … Continue reading

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