Category: Writing Women’s Lives

Susan Signe Morrison's novel Grendel's Mother: the Saga of the Wyrd-Wife (1 of 2)

This past winter I had the pleasure of reading the manuscript of Susan Signe Morrison’s novel Grendel’s Mother: the Saga of the Wyrd-Wife. Here’s what I wrote after a few days of walking around with this wonderful book in my head: In Grendel’s Mother:…

Susan Signe Morrison’s novel Grendel’s Mother: the Saga of the Wyrd-Wife (1 of 2)

This past winter I had the pleasure of reading the manuscript of Susan Signe Morrison’s novel Grendel’s Mother: the Saga of the Wyrd-Wife. Here’s what I wrote after a few days of walking around with this wonderful book in my head: In Grendel’s Mother:…

Shop Talk with Patricia Bracewell, author of The Price of Blood

On the occasion of the UK (HarperCollins) release of the second novel in Patricia Bracewell’s trilogy about Emma of Normandy, The Price of Blood, I’m delighted to welcome Pat back to A Writer’s Retreat for another Q&A [see the link to her previous visit…

Q&A with Elena Woodacre (part 2 of 2)

My recent interview with Michael Evans seems like a companion piece to this interview, originally posted in January, so I thought I’d repost it for those who missed it. Enjoy! I’m back today with Elena “Ellie” Woodacre, editor of the recently published collection Queenship…

Q&A with Elena Woodacre (part 2 of 2)

My recent interview with Michael Evans seems like a companion piece to this interview, originally posted in January, so I thought I’d repost it for those who missed it. Enjoy! I’m back today with Elena “Ellie” Woodacre, editor of the recently published collection Queenship…