I'm beyond pleased to be the featured fiction contributor in New Reader Magazine's latest issue. I discuss my creative process and making historical fiction appealing to a modern day audience in my interview on pg. 20, and my latest short story, To Own Her Body, is on pg. 36.
Whew, the next few months will be busy! Check out these upcoming stories: a viscount hunts down his runaway bride, and this is anything but a love story; a lady's companion gets more than she bargained for while her eccentric employers plan for a party without guests; and a grieving daughter finds her departed father's twisted secret.
7 (Mis)Adventures of Lord Byron
Lord Byron was a man of scandal, romance, passion, and literary genius. Here's 7 (mis)adventures of the man that was "mad, bad, and dangerous to know."
The Master and The Pupil: The Correspondence Between Charlotte Brontë and Constantin Heger
Many of us have been there. Many of us have believed ourselves in love to the point of obsession, and letters Charlotte Brontë wrote to Constantin Heger, a Belgian tutor, proves that even one of the most famed writers in English Literature wasn’t immune to this human experience.
15 Hilarious British Laws That Are Mind-Bogglingly Real
The United Kingdom has a rich and extensive history. This might not be more apparent than in the country’s legal history, with strange laws spanning from not wearing armor into the House of Parliament to ladies not eating chocolate on public transportation. Some laws are still enforced, but others are not. While this is definitely... Continue Reading →
Frankenstein’s Famous Creator, Mary Shelley, Kept Her Dead Husband’s Heart
One of my favorite things to do is to dig into the English annals and discover really weird stories. I’ve covered some strange and deranged stories on this blog, from Lady Caroline Lamb sending her bloody pubes to Lord Byron to one of life’s most baffling questions—was Jack the Ripper a woman? This month I... Continue Reading →
Looking for a feminist fairy tale? Try “A Most Charming Couple”
"A Most Charming Couple," a sweet, feminist fairy tale, was recently published in Corvid Queen. This story is about growing old, making new friends, and finding true love. Read it here!
Short Story Performed on Tales to Terrify Podcast
Check out my most recent story! "The Scent of Lavender," which started as a Jack the Ripper origin story but mutated into a monster of its own, was performed on the 441st episode of Tales to Terrify, a Hugo award-nominated podcast.
“Secrets in the Poison” Appears in Twist in Time Magazine
Looking for something to read? Check out my latest story, "Secrets in the Poison," a story of suspense set in the Victorian era countryside.
Featured in an Article: Romance Author Keeps It Short and Sweet
Brooks Kohler, founder of Laptiast.com, was kind enough to write an article featuring my writing. As an author, it's always touching when someone finds your work praiseworthy. Especially with lines like this: "With an ability to craft a story in such a way it not only proves a pleasure to read but also forms a... Continue Reading →