Sharon Cathcart and “Fin de Siecle” Paris, History Building on Literature

I’m used to reading books that take┬áreal historical characters and build stories around them. But Sharon Cathcart has done something fascinating. She’s taken a fictional character and placed him…and his descendants… in the real historical world. Her newest book–an omnibus of her stories set in Paris, London and San Francisco in the late 19th and […]

JR Lindermuth and History From the Pennsylvania Coal Mines

This is the first of many interviews to come with indie/small press authors of Historical Fiction. Our first guest is JR (or John, or Jack, he answers to all of them) Lindermuth, author of Watch The Hour. He is a retired newspaper editor and currently librarian of his county historical society where he assists patrons […]

Welcome to my world… abandon all hope ye who enter here

Does the world really need another self-indulgent, self-promoting blog? Of course not. But I do. All writers need a “platform”. The goal is to minimize the neediness while actually helping people learn a bit about me and my work. So, here’s what this blog is and isn’t: It’s personal. This is purely about me and […]