The History Quill, a wonderful website I stumbled across a few years ago, is hosting its first ever conference the first week of February 2022. It will be all virtual of course, not really because of the pandemic but because participants will be from all over the world.
Category: Historical Fiction
Christmas Book Flood: A New Tradition?
Why I love Iceland's tradition of the Christmas Book Flood.
Feminist, Fiftyish, and Fabulous: Me??
I recently had the pleasure of recording an episode of Feminist, Fiftyish, and Fabulous on station CJSF 90.1 FM out of Vancouver with lovely host Robin Eriksson. To listen, just click here. Thank you for having me on, and thank you for listening!
To Duel or to Not Duel: That is the Question
From today's vantage point, duels truly seem stupid. So why did they occur so often?
End-of-Summer Reading 2021
End of summer, in which I share some of my recent favourites, particularly in the realm of historical women's fiction.
I need help! Take my title poll
I'm working on revising my new novel and am having trouble settling on a title. Thus, I need your help! Please take my poll to help me decide.
I Love Paris – Anytime
A review of Paris in Ruins and a Q&A with the author M.K. Tod, who also writes the A Writer of History blog.
Let the Good Times Roll! A Brief History of Venetian Carnival
A brief history of Carnival in Venice, almost 1000 years old.
A Covid Christmas: Holiday Gift Ideas
Gift suggestions for a Covid holiday season. Merry Christmas, Happy Channukah, and stay safe!
My Historical Fiction Recommendations – Fall 2020
My topic historical fiction recommendations.