Tag Archives: “Finding Kate”

Setting: A Big Deal in Historical Fiction

One question I’ve been asked about FINDING KATE is why set the book in 1485 in England? Why the Wars of the Roses and the late middle ages? Why England at all? Shakespeare set “The Taming of the Shrew” in … Continue reading

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Am I like Kate? Is she like me?

During an interview for FINDING KATE, I was asked whether I felt a kinship with Kate. Had I drawn on my own experience in writing the novel? That’s a tough question for me to answer. In some ways, I struggled with writing … Continue reading

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Help! I Need A Genre!

I am looking for an agent to represent “Finding Kate,” my adaptation of Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew” and in the last week or so, I’ve been doing a lot of research to that end. And I’m in a … Continue reading

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First Chapter – My Nemesis

Why, oh why do you torment me so, first chapter?  First page?  First line? I know you hate me.  That’s okay.  The feeling is mutual. With everything I’ve ever written, the beginning has been the worst, the hardest part, the … Continue reading

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Doing Business The Old-Fashioned Way

I just submitted a query for “Finding Kate” by mail. I’m not going to tell you who it was.  And, believe it or not, I am not going to rail against their outdated, costly and burdensome requirements. Because, walking out of the post … Continue reading

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