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!
Publisher's Weekly listed my latest nonfiction--Warrior Queens--in its Fall 2019 Children's Sneak Preview issue, so it seemed the right time to show you the cover. TA-DA! Warrior Queens, true stories of six ancient queens who took up arms against invaders and enemies, has been a labor of love long in the making. Thank you Boyds Mills Press for believing in it! The … [Read more...] about Check Out My New Book Coming this Fall!
Thanks to Dr. Nicoletta Sella, I had the pleasure of speaking at the West Virginia Junior Classical League annual conference recently. Every time I attend a JCL event and hear teens talking about ancient Rome and parading about in togas I think, "*sob* These are my people!" The wild and crazy world of ancient Rome and mythology never ceases to fascinate me. I shared some … [Read more...] about Making Memes with Teens at W. VA. JCL Conference