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 […]
I am SO not a math and science person, but I think The Other Einstein may well end up as my favorite book of 2017. I remember seeing it reviewed in the New York Times when it first came out, but because I don’t give a hoot about science, I didn’t read it. I was […]
If you missed the Twitter chat I did last week, you’re in luck. They’ve storified it and given me permission to re-blog it. Here’s the link to the full chat or you can click on the image below. Hope you enjoy!
I’m doing a twitter chat tonight from 7-8 p.m. CST on strong female characters in history and I’d love to hear from you! Visit Strong Women Write to learn more! #StrongWomenWrite
I was interviewed last week for a podcast and one of the points that came up was the importance of historical accuracy when portraying women in history. Then a few days ago, I came across this interview with historical fiction author Hilary Mantel where she urges novelists to stop re-writing history to falsely empower women. […]