No Trophies for Effort!

What if a shadowy stranger in New York offered you $200,000 (about what $10,000 was worth in the 1890’s) to walk across America in weird clothes and with only what you could carry. Would you go? Now imagine it’s before an electric grid and fast food. The newly built railroad tracks will be your only…

The 19th Century Women Responsible for Questions about Womanhood

I’m traveling over to England today to talk about one of my favorite subjects–women– on Helen Hollick’s blog Let us Talk of Many Things; of Books and Queens and Pirates, of History and Kings . . . Helen has written a ton of historical fiction and pirate-based adventure fantasy novels. She’s been traditionally and independently…