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Happy Holidays Gentle Readers

I wish you all joy and the blessings of family and friends during this season of light, whatever holiday you celebrate. We are gearing up here for Christmas, and enjoying our daughters household celebration of Hanukkah. My work has lagged as Holidays, illness, and family have kept me busy all month. I vow to begin posting […]

Nossis, Poet of Women

In Dangerous Works Georgiana translates a famous epigram by a woman named Nossis of Locri.  Nossis wrote epigrams— short poems, often with witty or satirical overtones and a clever ending. Ancient Greek commentators ranked her work very highly, and chose to include it in collections as early as the first century BC. The result is […]

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 […]