THE PRINCESS OF EGYPT MUST DIE #kindle #histnov

June 11, 2012

There isn’t much in the way of free historical fiction out there that wasn’t written a hundred years ago. I’m doing my small part to change that.

I was asked to participate in a young adult anthology this year with Continue reading

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Who Were Cleopatra’s Grandchildren?

January 19, 2012
I’ve spent the past few years writing about Cleopatra’s daughter–a fascinating young woman that most people don’t even know existed. Today I want to talk about the next generation, the children that the infamous Queen of the Nile may have Continue reading
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Keeping it in the (Ptolemaic) Family

January 12, 2012

There are a whole slew of fantastically good reasons why incest is illegal and taboo, including the lasting psychological damage it does, and the dysfunctional family dynamics it creates. That said, there’s a good chance that the Ptolemaic Dynasty would Continue reading

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On Historical Accuracy (And Whether It Matters)

October 11, 2011

These days, the quickest way to start an internet pie fight is to bring up the subject of historical accuracy in fiction. The discussion almost inevitably breaks down into arguments about personal preference that masquerade as objective tenets of literary Continue reading

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