For my February article on the Western Fictioneers’ blog, I’ve highlighted the Hollywood career of actor Jack Palance for the 100th anniversary of his birth (Feb. 18, 1919).
As I develop the characters in the stories I write, I invariably attribute a Hollywood celebrity’s appearance, mannerisms, and persona related to particular roles they’ve played to my characters. I’m careful, however, to leave enough imagination wiggle room for the reader to create their own mental image of my characters, except for the supporting villain in my western historical romance, THE COMANCHERO’S BRIDE. I deliberately created this villainous character in the image of a well-known Hollywood villain of his time, Jack Palance…
Stop by and read the article HERE.
Until next time,
Writing through history one romance upon a time