Tag Archives: Richard III

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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August Blogging Challenge: Day 22 – This One Is For Me

Today’s prompt is about on-line shopping. I don’t really have anything exciting to say about on-line shopping. But today, this very blog post is my 100th post on this blog! And I’m pretty excited about that! Thanks for being here … Continue reading

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The King in the Carpark

To those of us who love English history, the events in Leicester the past few weeks have been pretty exciting. A team of archaeologists from the University of Leicester, in digging up the parking lot of a government building, appear to have discovered the skeleton … Continue reading

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A Month Of Shakespeare

July was National Ice Cream Month, National Baked Beans Month, and National Hitchhiking Month. It was also, for me, a month of Shakespeare. It started and ended with “Women of Will,” the remarkable five-part series written by Tina Packer and performed by … Continue reading

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