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A Day at the Pompeii Arena

It’s a sunny day in Pompeii on April 8th in this first year of the reign of Imperator Titus Caesar Vespasianus Augustus (AD 79). The crowds surge toward the amphitheater for the games given by D. 1,521 more words


Gladiatrix by Russell Whitfield

Well it took a while, nearly two years, from the time I decided I wanted to read this series to the actual reading thereof.  My only regret in waiting so long is that by now I probably would have finished all three books but that is tempered by the fact that I still have two more to go.   578 more words

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Busting Gladiator Myths

Before I researched my newest novel, Sword of the Gladiatrix, I got most of my ideas and impressions of gladiators from the media: Russel Crowe… 1,118 more words


Women Gladiators? Really?

Yes, really! Whenever I pitched Sword of the Gladiatrix as my “lesbian gladiator novel,” I encountered raised eyebrows and skeptical snorts. The first question everyone asked: “Were there really lesbian gladiators?” My answer: “Of course!” We know there were female gladiators fighting in arenas for several centuries. 690 more words


Book Giveaway: Sword of the Gladiatrix

Hot off the presses, I’m announcing a giveaway of my newest book, Sword of the Gladiatrix. The rules are simple: leave a comment below saying you’d like to be entered. 299 more words


Friends, Romans, Countrywomen...

I’ve reached the halfway point of DNF (15,000 words) and feel I need to relax the grey matter on that particular story for a while as I regroup and figure out where to take it next. 918 more words


My Love Affair With MMA

I find most sports boring, if not downright abhorrent (people shell out insane funds to watch other people make millions of dollars playing a game). 791 more words

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