The title always comes last. What I really work hard on is the beginning. Where do you begin? In what tone do you begin? I almost have to have a scene in my mind.
My next book is also set in the eighteenth century. It's about the Revolution, with the focus on the year 1776. It's about Washington and the army and the war. It's the nadir, the low point of the United States of America.
History is a guide to navigation in perilous times. History is who we are and why we are the way we are.
I just thank my father and mother, my lucky stars, that I had the advantage of an education in the humanities.
Oscar Arias Sanchez