Giving Domna a Touch of Culture…Roman Culture, That Is

Hello Bloglandia! Enough with the cat memes, it's time to add a touch of culture to this blog. Okay, who am I kidding, I can't resist a cat meme, but I do want to share with you some of the culture from Ancient Rome that went into the making of Domna and explain how George … Continue reading Giving Domna a Touch of Culture…Roman Culture, That Is

Arranged Marriages & Battles for Power: The History That Inspired Domna

Hello Bloglandia! I have a confession: I'm a bit of a history junkie especially when it comes to a few of my "darling" time periods, one of which is Ancient Rome. For those of you out there who HATED history in school, I know the very notion of enjoying anything historical is akin to enjoying … Continue reading Arranged Marriages & Battles for Power: The History That Inspired Domna

Entering into Danger – Chapter 12 of Domna, The Sun God’s Daughter

Okay, okay, I said I wasn't going to post a chapter from my upcoming historical fantasy novel, this week, but as Finn McSpool helped me realize last week, I have a HUGE pile of blog posts that I'm eager to share with you, which means I need to somehow squeeze in the final few chapters … Continue reading Entering into Danger – Chapter 12 of Domna, The Sun God’s Daughter

Uh-oh, Here Comes Another Prophecy in Chapters 10 & 11 of Domna

So, next week there's this little glitch in the system called "Christmas" - you may have heard of it. Since several years of blogging has shown me that blog posts get mostly ignored during the holidays, I'll be taking next Wednesday off and won't be posting a chapter from my upcoming historical fantasy novel, Domna, … Continue reading Uh-oh, Here Comes Another Prophecy in Chapters 10 & 11 of Domna

Delving Deep & Setting Up Plot Twists in Chapter 9 of Domna

We've got a long chapter coming up this week, so just a quick intro and then I'll set you loose on this bit of the story in which Sofia slowly learns to not despise (not completely, anyway) her future husband and we delve into some of the politics that are going to heavily influence the … Continue reading Delving Deep & Setting Up Plot Twists in Chapter 9 of Domna