Monthly Archives: August 2010

“I want it all and I want it delivered” (Cathy, by Cathy Guisewite)

“…the real question is not whether Google’s search engine understands what we want—the real question is whether WE do.”

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Romance, yes; historical (romance) novels, no?

I am to participate in New Mexico Women Authors’ Book Festival on Oct. 1 in Santa Fe. I proposed a topic—Historical Fiction; an Oxymoron? Of course I am knee-deep in research—not only about the historical and the fiction part, but … Continue reading

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July 27, 1214– John’s allies are defeated at the battle of Bouvines… TSS is launched…. Coincidence?

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Death by Analogy: Custer, Quanah and the Celts

The June 13, 2010 NYTimes Book Review caught my eye because it has a picture from a “ledger book” drawings, and a review of two books with a subject from the American West. Could have knocked me over with a … Continue reading

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Hook up with Clio

Thank you, Bev— And welcome to my blog where historical fiction and history hook up. But semi-seriously: the purpose of this blog is to explore the issues of reading, learning, teaching, and writing history, and historical fiction (in its many … Continue reading

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My First Post

We’ll here’s my new blog.  My webmistress Bev set this up (she wrote this, too!) and now I must add something every week. The italics are to show me just how important this is.

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