Arthurian Non-Fiction

October 18, 2017 Nicole Evelina 0

Publication date: November 21, 2017 Guinevere’s journey from literary sinner to feminist icon took over one thousand years…and it’s not over yet. Literature tells us painfully little about Guinevere, mostly focusing on her sin and betrayal of Arthur and Camelot. As a result, she is often seen as a one-dimensional character. But there is more […]

[Guest Post] The Reincarnation of Jo March: Writing Strong Women in Historical Fiction by Steve Wiegenstein

October 2, 2017 Nicole Evelina 0

Please welcome my special guest today, historical fiction author Steve Wiegenstein. He’s a good friend, fellow Missourian and a fun drinking partner! I love this essay. I hope you do too. In an earlier post on this blog, Nicole writes about the challenges of portraying strong women in proper historical context, responding to some recent articles […]

Updates: Awards, New Booksellers and More!

September 6, 2017 Nicole Evelina 0

1) I found out last night that both Been Searching for You (long contemporary) and Camelot’s Queen (mainstream with romantic elements) finaled in the Heart of Excellence Readers’ Choice Contest! That’s an RWA contest hosted by the Ancient City Romance Writers chapter. 2) A few days ago, Madame Presidentess was named an Honorable Mention in the Reader’s […]