Ooooh, we’ve got a good one!

on March 28, 2018

When I put out the call on Twitter for questions, Tweep Kat posted this gem: Is your writing, for you and/or for your readers, a form of escape from or a tool of resistance against the world we find ourselves in today? Isn’t that juicy? Short answer, both. I try to be aware of my…

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Galpal Sally has a problem

on March 21, 2018

Before I headed into the revision cave–did I mention that’s where I am? Yep, from March 7-April 30. These posts were written and scheduled and I am not really here. It’s like I’m ghost-posting!–I put out a call on Twitter for people to ask questions in case they had a particular topic they’d like to…

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Historical girl crush alert!

on March 14, 2018

Usually when I proclaim a historical girl crush, it’s my platonic adoration of a female historical figure. This time, it’s heartfelt admiration for a gifted historian, Helen Castor. I first came across her work when I saw the three-part series SHE-WOLVES based upon her book of the same name. I ADORE when historians get to…

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I have taken the plunge…

on March 7, 2018

I’ve done it, y’all. I ditched my heels. According to this article in the Washington Post I’m not alone. Sales of stilettos have tanked and we’re buying flats and sneakers by the bushel. For years, when I went to conferences, I dressed up–literally. Dresses and heels because that combination was easy to pack and made…

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