History That Never Was

Home of Dawn Vogel: Writer, Historian, Geek

Writing While Traveling

| November 1, 2021

One thing that’s been helpful to my writing in the past year and a half is that the fact that I haven’t been traveling at all. Since March 2020, we’ve only spent one night away from home, which means that some of the advice I’m talking about today really hasn’t been put to use in […]

Off on an Adventure!

| July 29, 2019

We’re off on an adventure at the moment, so I don’t have any writing advice to offer this week. I’m looking forward to a little time off from writing and to be reenergized when I’m back!  

Travel to Recharge

| March 19, 2018

We’ve just gotten back from our vacation with friends in Philadelphia. And while sometimes when I travel, I come back with ideas, this was not one of those trips. I got way behind on things I needed to work on, and spent most of the time just relaxing. And that’s the kind of vacation I […]

Playing Tourist

| June 26, 2017

Today we’re running around playing tourists with some visiting friends. And though I’ve lived in Seattle for 10 years now, I find that there’s always something new to see or learn when I’ve got friends and family visiting. You may think that you already know everything about the place you’ve lived for years, if not […]