A great deal of my focus as a writer is in research, which helps make the world inside my head believable. With Sanctuary it was about researching myths and legends of shape shifters, with Guardianship it’s medieval Italy, but with Bravyn… it’s Vikings! (Insert scary Viking yell when they are charging you with sword drawn! It isn’t “Arrrgggghhhh!” cuz we all know that’s a pirate, but sometimes that’s what it sounds like in my head.)
Here’s one of the great articles I’ve been reading from the History channel, which has also become obsessed in recent years over Vikings.