Author’s Blog

Finding Details for Your Stories

Today on History Imagined I’m writing about historical occupations and businesses. Finding authentic details and words is one of the ways fiction comes alive. Check it out at http://historyimagined.wordpress.com/2014/10/30/what-did-your-hero-do-for-a-living/

The “Dangerous” Poems

Reprinted from my post to Becky Lower’s Blog on September 13, 2014: What is so dangerous about poetry? Nothing! But in 1816 a woman who aspired to scholarship faced a wall of prejudice.   Objections ranged from “women can’t, their brains don’t work that way” to “women who overwork their minds cause their female parts to wither […]

Release Day!

Dangerous Works went live on Amazon today. I feel like my tiny boat set sail, making tiny ripples in the great sea of digital content. I’ve set out to create a digital presence I can build on until the ripples form a mighty stream. Dangerous Secrets will follow in Winter 2015 and I plan to […]

Education of Women in the Harem

Women in Ottoman society may have been better educated than their contemporaries in England. The education of women is a major plot point in Dangerous Works.  The topic seems to thread through many of my stories. I’m currently researching a new book, the third in the Dangerous series. To answer the question, “Might a woman be […]

The Writing Process Blog Hop

Christina Kirby challenged Soul Mate Publishing writers to explore the writing process by answering four great questions. Alina K. Field passed the baton to me. Here are my responses. 1. What are you working on right now? I’m in the process of outlining the plot for Dangerous Weakness, the third in my Dangerous series. The […]