Traci RobisonDark Fantasy Author
I’ve tried to infuse tidbits of the things I’ve learned into my novels to enrich your reading experience. I hope that my stories come alive as much for you as they do for me.
If you’re interested, please take a look at the research I’ve done for my fictional writing. It includes many hours of study into ancient, medieval, and 19th century time periods; as well as resources for writers.
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