Originally Posted by RiponredTJ
C'mon, gimme a break. I've got to thoroughly read everything I can find on Rivera's life and about soldados de cuera
. Then, I have to create believable ancillary characters, as well as following the real historical timeline!!!
So far, I've got 12,000 words done and he's only at San Blas preparing to sail to Loreto in 1742. He dies in 1781 so I've got a whole lot to fill in.