I rarely write short fiction, but I felt compelled to write a short story based on a book idea I've been considering. So I wrote the story--"The Untold Story of the Murder of Isis"--and submitted it to the Ink of Ages Fiction Contest, hosted by World History Encyclopedia and sponsored by the Oxford University Press. To my delight, the story made the shortlist! Final winners … [Read more...] about Shortlisted for the Ink of Ages Fiction Prize!
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Today is the official release day for Warrior Queens: True Stories of Six Ancient Rebels Who Slayed History. I am still amazed by the beautiful cover and illustrations by outstanding artist, Bill Mayer. Seriously, check out his site because his work is consistently stunning. The joy of working on a book like Warrior Queens was not just diving deep into the stories of … [Read more...] about Happy Book Birthday, Queens!
The H-Team announces a new collaborative release--the story of the Odyssey told from the point of view of the witches, monsters, lovers, and enemies Odysseus left behind during his ten year journey back to Ithaca from the battlefields of Troy. I am so proud to have been a member of this team--A Sea of Sorrow: A Novel of Odysseus is an amazing book. With collaborative … [Read more...] about A SEA OF SORROW is Out Today!
I am so proud to announce that A SONG OF WAR: A NOVEL OF TROY is out today. This is the third collaborative novel I've participated in and I couldn't be more thrilled about it. What is a collaborative novel? I like to describe it as a creative exercise where professional authors join together to intertwine multiple stories around a single subject. Think of Penelope at her … [Read more...] about A SONG OF WAR is Out Now!