Eleanor of Aquitaine: A Soap Opera Life in the 12th Century

“In days of old when knights were bold and ladies they were merry, One lady fair beyond compare was queen of two great countries. She went away on the bold Crusade a’camping in a tent. How many men she vanquished there would fill a regiment. Oh, Eleanor is a gay old lass, a lusty buxom … More Eleanor of Aquitaine: A Soap Opera Life in the 12th Century

Best Laid Plans…

Well, evidently, when one notifies Amazon that a book will be available for preorder (release date May 5) one cannot simply rely on the already-posted release date of the Kindle version. No, one must tell Amazon that this, too, must have the May 5 release date. My bad. Apologies to anyone who is a stickler … More Best Laid Plans…

Them Changes

Last I posted, I expressed amazement at the number of things one has to do after “Completing” a manuscript. Little did I know. Originally, my troubadour was named Clement, after my friend, professional storyteller Clem Bowen, and Corwin was named Aram, after Clem’s middle son. Um, Clement’s an English name. Oops. Fortunately, Alison Weir’s biography … More Them Changes

PROOFS! I have Proofs!

This just arrived in the mail. A proof (pre-publication copy to be gone over, dropping in last minute corrections) One step at a time, I keep reminding myself. Who knew how much needs to be done after the book is “finished.” One step at a time.