Wonder Woman, Historical Fiction, and Fantasy Fulfillment

A few days ago, I finally saw Wonder Woman, and it was as delightful as the internet had promised me it would be. I want more movies like this. I want sequels. I want prequels that just focus on the Amazons kicking ass thousands of years ago. I want spin-offs. And I want more heroines, all … Continue reading Wonder Woman, Historical Fiction, and Fantasy Fulfillment

Reading Recommendations (while you’re waiting for FROM UNSEEN FIRE)

Hallo! Cold, grey, dreary wintry days always have me wanting nothing more than to curl up with a good book, so I thought I would share some of my favorites with y'all. Not just favorites, but favorites that, in some way or another, I think will be enjoyable to the folk who will like From Unseen … Continue reading Reading Recommendations (while you’re waiting for FROM UNSEEN FIRE)

Reflections on Revisions

So remember those revisions that I started way back in June? Last week, I finally finished them. This draft took longer than some earlier revisions had, because it involved a lot more restructuring -- that "Come to Proserpina" moment did its job and forced me to really rethink a lot of the shape of the … Continue reading Reflections on Revisions

On Writing Historical Fiction

Tips for Aspiring Historical Fiction Writers, by Stephanie Dray (author of Lily of the Nile and its sequels)