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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Does Historical Fiction Glorify Sexism, Racism and Class Discrimination?

January 17, 2012

I write books set in the early Roman empire, a time during which a lot of horrible things were accepted as commonplace. Slavery was a normal part of life. Social class was enshrined into law. Women were sexual chattel, often Continue reading

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17th Century French Food (#foodiefriday)

November 25, 2011
Guest post by Shawn Lamb

Mention French food and automatically people think rich butter sauces, truffles and Julia Child making sense of French cuisine for the American palate.  However, during the 17th century, France was still a feudal Continue reading

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My Sophomore Novel (Or, How Kate Quinn Nearly Got Me Arrested On Release Day by Drag Racing Through Baltimore)

October 17, 2011

Most authors are nervous about their debut novels. It’s your first offering to the world and you have no idea if the world will embrace it or spit on it. But what most people don’t know is that it’s the Continue reading

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