Tag: History

Kings No More

Kings No More

For a recent collaborative project, I re-imagined the events leading up to the Battle of Fulford, in 1066, and pondered the fate of the northern earls who fought there.  My interest in this episode? Apart from an opportunity to join some wonderful authors on an intriguing project, it was that these earls were led by […]

Past, Darkly

Past, Darkly

What if you blended history with fairy tales and dreams? With that thought, I began working on a series called The Dreams. For over a year, I’ve been researching the Battle of Chickamauga in north Georgia. (Those who follow the US Civil War will understand how complex and brutal the battle was.) From there, I […]

The #FirstFolio: The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare

The #FirstFolio: The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare

The First Folio: The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5 – SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2016 The First Folio of Shakespeare, published in 1623, is one of the most famous books in the world—and for good reason. Published seven years after Shakespeare’s death, the First Folio was the first collected edition of William Shakespeare’s plays. […]

History’s Rising Star

History’s Rising Star

Atlanta writer Hunter S. Jones, never imagined that leaving the world of fiction for historical writing would put her in the spotlight. The best-selling author of Phoenix Rising saw that her history based articles were attention grabbers.   “I dusted off my History Degree and took the dive into history’s mosh pit earlier this year,” she said. […]

The Test We Must Pass

The Test We Must Pass

http://www.notable-quotes.com/v/voting_quotes.html [Adapted from The Guy in the Glass by Dale Wimbrow to emphasize the civic duty and historic consequences of voting.]   Before we vote how we want in our struggle to choose, And feel like kingmakers for a day, We should sit in our homes and think on old truths, And ponder what they […]

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The Red Rose and The White #Tudors

The Red Rose and The White #Tudors

Although Henry Tudor’s victory over Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth in October 1483 won him the Kingdom of England by right of conquest there were plenty of English nobles and Yorkist claimants to the throne who remained discontented by what they saw as his weak Lancastrian right to kingship.  Henry Tudor needed a […]

The White Rose | The Plantagenet Embers

The White Rose | The Plantagenet Embers

The Plantagenet Embers trilogy tells the stories of the Plantagenet remnant under the Tudor dynasty. The series begins with Plantagenet Princess, Tudor Queen: The story of Elizabeth of York and the birth of the Tudor era. The next book, Faithful Traitor: The story of Margaret Pole, continues to follow those whose fate is tied to a […]

Old News Co. is Good News!

Old News Co. is Good News!

What is Old News Co? A street brand inspired by history and the American presidents. “We’re all about that Abe, Teddy, FDR and more. Shop your favorite presidents. Made in Los Angeles, California,” says owner Roxy Haji. Old News Co. introduces street fashion to history. They love geeking out on history. And they love the trend-setting […]

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