Think writing novels means you won’t have to do math? Think again.

Innumerable times, I have had to pause to remember a character’s age. But truly complex calculations—involving books, Google maps, and a calculator—come when I must figure out how long it takes a character to travel. Visit S.K. Keogh’s The Jack Mallory Chronicles for my guest post about travel times in the Dark Ages.

Wife of Bath

A 15th century rendition of the Wife of Bath from Canterbury Tales (public domain via Wikimedia Commons).