Guest Post: Early-Modern Crime (and Punishment) in “The Raven’s Seal” I’m back from New Zealand and–totally by coincidence–I’m hosting a New Zealand author. As readers of this blog know, I’m a Dickens fan. I can’t get enough of his quirky characters, … Continue reading

Guest Post: Enid Shomer on “The Twelve Rooms of the Nile” I just finished The Twelve Rooms of the Nile, a novel about the imagined meeting of Florence Nightingale and Gustave Flaubert when they both traveled the fabled river–before they … Continue reading

Guest Post: Glynis Ridley on “The Discovery of Jeanne Baret”   I’ve been in rewrite mode lately and ignoring my blog. But just in time for Women’s History Month, Glynis Ridley has kindly stepped in with a guest post talking … Continue reading