Guest post/Interview, Women in History

Tell Me, Grandmother

This post first appeared on paperlanternwriters.com My grandmother, Eva Walters, is one of my characters in Under the Almond Trees. My husband’s grandmother, (Carmen) Dolores Rodrigues, is the main character in The Aloha Spirit Family was important to both of them. This is how I imagine an interview with them might have gone. Me: Grandma… Continue reading Tell Me, Grandmother

Guest post/Interview, Women in History

Panning for Gold: How Women in History Inspired a Mystery Series

(by guest author Jolie Tunnell) The Great Loveda Brown is the result of panning for gold. I’m as driven to look for the gold nuggets of history as any 49er who rushed California, and sometimes just as ornery. My maternal grandmother was the first person to hint that there was more to my family tree… Continue reading Panning for Gold: How Women in History Inspired a Mystery Series

Guest post/Interview, Women in History

Strong Women by C.C. Harrison

I admire strong women, don't you? I'm not talking about kickass movie women like Lara Croft in TOMB RAIDER or Sarah Conner in TERMINATOR 2 or Ellen Ripley in ALIENS. I'm talking about real young women of today who set goals, plan their lives, and make intelligent decisions for themselves. Women like Amanda, Tricia and… Continue reading Strong Women by C.C. Harrison

Guest post/Interview

Writing Historical Female Characters by Jill G. Hall

Guest post by author Jill G. Hall I’m the author of a dual timeline series about women searching for their place in the world connected by vintage finds. All three novels feature present day artist Anne McFarland and a counterpart female character from the past. I’ve been drawn to time periods undergoing social change for… Continue reading Writing Historical Female Characters by Jill G. Hall