Posts Tagged ‘research’

106I – Amish and the Civil War: An Interview with Jan Drexler

Episode 106I Amish and the Civil War - An Interview with Jan Drexler

Our guest today is Jan Drexler, a historical novelist whose stories often feature Amish characters. Today we talk about the challenges and choices Plain folk faced during the Civil War. Jan is a Civil War buff and traces her family history back through the Amish of the 1700s, so she brings a unique take to…

103I – The Strong Quaker Women of Nantucket: An Interview with Suzanne Woods Fisher

Episode 103I The Strong Quaker Women of Nantucket

Suzanne Woods Fisher joins us today for a riveting and fun conversation about Nantucket, its amazing history and people, and the trilogy of Quaker books she set on the island. Did you know that the Macy family (from the Macy’s department stores) and the Folger family (from Folger’s coffee, what my mom drank) both come…

101I – Querying and Getting THE CALL: An Interview with Claire Eliza Bartlett

Episode 101I Querying and Getting The Call

We writers love stories, and some of the most exciting are stories of getting THE CALL – from an agent who wants to represent our books (and with whom we’re now working happily ever after), and from our agent or an editor who wants to buy our books. Claire Eliza Bartlett, our guest today, tells…

093I – Victorian England Comes Alive: An Interview with Joanna Davidson Politano

Episode 093I Victorian England Comes Alive

Today’s guest is historical romance writer, Joanna Davidson Politano! But don’t be fooled, Joanna’s books have more of a Gothic, almost literary, flavor. If you like Victoria Holt, for example, you may well love Joanna’s books. We chatted about her latest book, the beautifully written and very fun (adventure and mystery as well as romance)…

053I – Writing Historicals Set in WWII: An Interview with Sarah Sundin

Episode 053I Writing Historicals Set in WWII

Author Sarah Sundin just published her tenth historical romance novel set in World War II. Why such a niche period? She’s heard so many stories from family members that the period just seemed right for her. With so many books in the same era, Sarah is known as a WWII author now. It’s become her…