Jul 29

Turn of the Century Life by Dorothy Callahan

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I’m pleased to welcome Dorothy Callahan as my guest. Hi, Anna, and thank you for having me here! I’m excited to share a bit about my time travel re-release, LOVING OUT OF TIME: Extended Version, and my characters Cody and Anya. Chances are—if you’re reading this—you’ve survived Y2K. You remember the last century. Honesty, our …

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Jul 22

Life at the Edge of the Roman Empire by Sandra Schwab

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Please welcome Sandra Schwab. Thanks for having me as your guest, Anna. When I was eight years old, I fell in love with Rosemary Sutcliff’s wonderful historical novels. Many of them—including The Eagle of the Ninth from 1954 and Frontier Wolf from 1980—are set in Roman Britain. Thus, from an early age, I developed a great …

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Jul 15

More Powerful than Merlin’s Magic by Kim Kasch

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Please welcome Kim Kasch who travels back in time to Hamlet’s Castle in Elsinore. Thanks for having me, Anna. The statue of Holger Danske still sits today in the casemates (or what we might call the dungeons) of the castle in Elsinore, Denmark. Holger was a Viking warrior and Prince, the son of King Geoffrey …

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Jul 08

Turning History into Fantasy by Dee Ann Palmer

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I’m pleased to welcome Dee Ann Palmer to my blog. Thanks so much, Anna, for letting me share my love of historical romances. As a young married woman, I read them voraciously and enjoy them still. I chose the topic Turning History into Fantasy because of an experience I had researching fifth century England. With …

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Jul 01

The Great Molasses Flood by Kathy Otten

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Please welcome Kathy Otten back to my blog. She has an incredible story to tell us. Great to be back, Anna. I generally write historical novels. I enjoy the research that goes into bringing the reader into another time.  But while digging through old memoirs and newspapers for one bit of information, it’s easy to …

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Jun 24

How Historical is 1915? by Linda Andrews

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Please welcome Linda Andrews back to my blog. A hundred years ago. It sounds like a long time, a different time for an historical, and yet so much was the same—electricity, running water, and mail delivery. Stores carried groceries and ready to wear clothing. Dinner and lunches could be enjoyed at restaurants. Items could be …

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